October Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

Who's bold enough to suggest their leaders might benefit from Emotional Intelligence Training?
It’s generally agreed that emotional intelligence matters more today than it used to because the workplace has changed. While today we work largely in teams, the COVID 19 pandemic has created a whole new dynamic in the relationship between leaders and their team when most, if not all the team, is working in isolation at home.
It’s been well documented over the past 20 or so years that leaders with higher emotional intelligence are more adaptable to change - a must in our fast-changing digital age.  Here are six characteristics and the benefits of those leaders who possess emotional intelligence. 
  • Self-Awareness.  Leaders who possess this behavior demonstrate an awareness of their moods and feelings and the impact they can have on decisions, behavior, performance, and the impact they have on others.  Leaders who are emotionally self-aware are conscious of the role their feelings can play in these areas and are better equipped to manage this influence effectively.  For leaders, it’s about being aware of the behavior they demonstrate, their strengths and limitations, and the impact they have on others.  When they do so, employees and co-workers feel as if that individual is present when engaging with them as opposed to feeling disconnected.
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Jim McKelvey
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