Strong emotions spread automatically through groups.

Leaders need to mind how their emotions may impact others. “Mirror neurons” automatically copy others’ emotions when they are perceived to have a specific intent—“motor resonance”.rR1

  1. David Rock, Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long, 1st ed (New York: Harper Business, 2009). (See notes.)