Emotional Courage: How to Speak Directly and Meet Resistance

How to succeed in demanding interactions? This book will help you discover the secret of meeting emotions and resistance without hesitation!

Do you want to achieve success in demanding interactions?

In this book, Finland’s leading business writer Helena Åhman, PhD, shares her fascinating journey and discovery of a crucial ingredient to succeed in challenging interactions. She describes her encounters with NASA’s astronauts and Ivy League professors as well as with captivating Finnish leaders from the dark north who have succeeded from New York City to Dubai’s deserts and around the world. The stories span from Virgin Atlantic’s executive team to Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s wisdom and from excelling in the world-renowned Finnish school system to heading the Finnish Air Force.

All the stories share the same themes – emotional courage, ability to encounter emotions and speak directly, also when met with opposition.

Take all this wisdom and intriguing personal stories, including the author’s own, combined with latest research and you’ll get answers to three questions that define emotional courage:

1) What kind of counterintuitive thinking is useful when you meet resistance and opposing views, and how to overcome the worst mistakes?

2) Why is it useful to speak boldly, and most importantly, how? It might not be what you think.

3) How do you get rid of disturbing emotions, and when should you absolutely not let them go?

This book will guide you through the sandstorms of emotion – yours or others’- to talk about anything you need to. The book will help you to use its knowledge in your daily life, whether in the boardroom or the bedroom, and is served with the addition of Finnish rock lyrics on emotional courage.