Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Seitzer View Post
I had a boss who once told me that I was too emotional, and that I would be more persuasive in meetings if I kept my feelings out of it and just discussed the issues logically. He had a point, and I tried to learn from that. But I also saw that he made very emotional decisions when he felt angry about being disrespected or threatened, but that he didn't admit to himself what was going on. In his eyes he was just being coldly logical. People can be driven by emotions at the same time they are being completely blind to their own feelings.
Yup, great point.

And they can be amazingly hypocritical!