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Great Leaders Are Positively Infectious

By: Carol Kinsey Goman, PhD
Last updated 8/7/2012

You’ve heard the phrase, “She has an infectious laugh.” It turns out that, like the common cold, emotions are literally contagious. A leader’s emotional tone, whether positive or negative, can spread like a virus to the rest of the team.

 

About the Author(s)

Carol Kinsey Goman, PhD is an executive coach, leadership consultant, and international keynote speaker at corporate, government, and association events. She is the author of The Nonverbal Advantage: Secrets and Science of Body Language at Work, The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help—or Hurt How You Lead, and most recently, The Truth About Lies in the Workplace: How to Spot Liars and What to Do About Them. For more information, contact CGoman@CKG.com or visit: http://www.ckg.com/