Emotional Intelligence examines what is meant by emotional intelligence and why it is a key to effective leadership. Concepts explored here include “self-awareness and management” and “relationship-management” as well as the importance of making yourself vulnerable by opening yourself up to feedback.
Watch the three short videos below on emotional intelligence, self-awareness and seeking feedback.
•Who’s here? (:10)
- Breakout discussion (:10)
- Main room discussion (:10)
- EI recap and the case for seeking feedback (:10)
•Seeking feedback as leaders
Breakout discussion (:10)
- A thought provoking article detailing What Makes a Leader and the role emotional intelligence plays in success and business.
- Here you will find a thorough assessment detailing links between specific elements of emotional intelligence and specific behaviors associated with leadership effectiveness and ineffectiveness.
- An interesting article on a survey done with 7000+ managers on how women and men scored on the top desirable leadership characteristics.
- A very short follow up article in Forbes citing the research above.
- An article sharing a “5 dimensions model” women leaders can use to become “more self-confident and effective business leaders” from McKinsey Quarterly.
- The Kiersey Temperament Sorter is a free “work style” assessment you can take online. It will give you a style score that aligns with the more well known Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). This type of data can give you insight into your preferred ways of leading and interacting with others.