The emotionally intelligent workplace

There has been a radical shift in the office environment, with terms usually associated with relationships bandied about as employers look to hone productivity and fulfil a whole new set of generational demands. But is it all just lip service, asks Jessie Collins

7th April, 2019

Emotional capitalism. It’s a term increasingly used to refer to the impulsive, febrile nature of market economies, but in the last decade many therapists have been using it to describe the shift in how people are perceiving their relationships. Phrases like, “this is not a good deal” or “this is not what I bargained for” and “I have to cut my losses” have entered the intimate relationship lexicon. The market economy, renowned psychotherapist Esther Perel...

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