We all have emotions, and they are a big part of who we are. They can even influence our decisions. But when it comes to business, is there a place for emotions? Do they play a role in business decisions, and if so is that OK?

What should you do with your emotions when it comes to making important decisions? It is important to feel our feelings, but we need to remember they are not facts.

More than a dozen members of the Forbes Coaches Council, including me, weighed in on the subject. And while we all have different solutions, most hint at honoring the emotions we are feeling without letting them rule the situation.

For big decisions to be made effectively, implement what I call “rational analysis”.  More on this, plus the advice of other members of the Forbes Coaches Council, in this article at Forbes.com.