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Post-Election Blues: How to Mourn the Loss

November 13, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

I know a few folks who, the day before the election, assumed Governor Romney would win by a wide margin. Even Karl Rove was convinced his party would win just thirty minutes before CNN called the election in favor of President Obama. I know folks who feel a bit shell-shocked and others that are angry about how things turned out. I understand and empathize with these feelings. I imagine that it’s sort of like waking up on Christmas as a kid and finding out Santa forgot to stop by the house (if you don’t celebrate Christmas you get the metaphor). Emotional Intelligence and Executive Development In times of stress or duress I’ve found solace in clearly naming and expressing my […]

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