Anne Kreamer is the author of It’s Always Personal: Emotion in the New Workplace, as well as Going Gray: What I Learned About Beauty, Sex, Work, Motherhood, Authenticity, and Everything Else That Really Matters. Kreamer was a former executive vice president and worldwide creative director of Nickelodeon and part of the founding team of SPY magazine. She’s been a columnist for Fast Company and Martha Stewart Living. Visit her at

Over the past few weeks, we've seen prominent Republican men display emotion in a way rarely seen in public. Anne Kreamer on the biology of tearing up.