To Share or Not to Share Emotions @ Work

“There’s no crying in baseball”, that famous quote from the late Penny Marshall’s movie A League of Their Own may apply to a baseball movie but just the opposite appears true for most workplaces. A 2018 survey over 3000 people in both the USA and Canada by Accountemps showed close to half of those polled admitted to crying on the job and an equal number owned up to losing their temper at work, mostly directed at their colleagues. Workplaces can be emotional places, some more so than others. Do people show more emotion in a dental office or in an engineering office? Are emotional outbursts more common in a social services unit or a bank? The nature and purpose of the workplace matters but I