Newminder Steve Chang had the chance to check out the 2017 Positive Business Conference, at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Over two days, he got to peek behind the curtain of the thought leaders who are driving positive workplace culture trends today.

Here, Steve reflects on his favorite takeaway from the event, from Shirli Kopelman’s session “Leading with Emotions.”

If you’re interested in learning more about the Positive Business Conference, visit their website, or view recaps of the 2017 event here.