Know Thyself: The Dark Emotions of Leadership
The brain is always doing something. Sometimes, our brain is helping us by solving problems, developing a strategy or method, or by allowing creativity to flow through us. Elsewhere, our brain is plotting and predicting our personal catastrophes, failures and embarrassments. These conjured up disasters aren’t always realistic or likely, but for some reason our brain latches onto these negative thoughts and ideas. The Roller Coaster Years by Giannetti and Sagarese illustrates we only have control over 2 percent of the things we worry about.