Developing Emotional Intelligence for Success

Chart Your Course

Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand and effectively apply emotions to be more collaborative and productive with others. Emotional Intelligence is often cited as the fundamental difference in superior decision making, performance and employee engagement.

Communicating with Emotional Intelligence

Kevin Eikenberry

The phrase Emotional Intelligence was popularized by Daniel Goleman in a book with that name published 20 years ago. The post Communicating with Emotional Intelligence appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Five Keys to Increasing Emotional Intelligence

Kevin Eikenberry

What does it mean to have emotional intelligence? No one ever asked that question until 1995 when psychologist, Daniel Goleman, wrote his landmark book, Emotional Intelligence.

The Importance Of Emotional Intelligence In Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Good leaders can be defined by their emotional intelligence , which according to Psychology Today, requires an individual to manage both their own emotions and the emotions of his or her team. Guest Posts emotional intelligence guest post

What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

Lead Change Blog

True leaders at any level of the totem pole show their leadership primarily through managing their own emotions. True leaders show emotional intelligence by learning about the science-based patterns about how our emotions work and how to manage them.

Emotional Intelligence As Competitive Differentiator

N2Growth Blog

People with high emotional intelligence quotients (EQ) are easy to talk with. Their tact improves trust in the workplace: Diplomacy is a skill worth developing. They are great listeners and strong communicators in both the written and spoken word.

How to Work with a Leader Who Lacks Emotional Intelligence

Lead from Within

Many experts believe that a person’s emotional intelligence quotient, or EQ, may be more important than IQ. The ability to perceive and manage emotions certainly seems to be a better predictor of success, quality of relationships, and overall happiness.

5 Ways Leaders Can Raise Their Emotional Intelligence

Lead Change Blog

If I asked you what qualities a great leader has, chances are you’d mention traits like intelligence, vision, and determination. ” Being able to care and be in tune with other’s emotions as well as your own is something called Emotional Intelligence.

L2L Infographic: Emotional Intelligence and Your Career

Linked 2 Leadership

Emotional intelligence helps us manage stress, it is vital for enhanced co-operation and teamwork, and it helps us to learn in relationships. Studies have found that 67% of all competencies deemed essential for high performance are related to emotional intelligence. Leaders who score higher in emotional intelligence are more likely to be highly profitable in business.

7 Steps To Foster Emotional Intelligence In Your Team

Tanveer Naseer

When Daniel Goleman released “Emotional Intelligence” in 1995, did anyone think that this best-selling book would transform the role of leadership? But, is it possible to create emotionally intelligent teams?

5 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Workshops Fail

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues In the 1990’s, Daniel Goleman and other authors introduced and popularized the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI). Leadership Development Workplace Issues Culture emotional intelligence Human ResourcesGoleman, in particular, suggested that EI includes self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management (Goleman, Boyatzis, & McKee, 2002).

How Leaders Can Nurture Their Emotional Intelligence

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development As a leader, you’re required to utilize more than your logical management skills. In order to do this you need to be connected with your emotions and the emotions of the people you are managing. Leadership Development emotional intelligence LeadershipIt is also necessary to connect and understand yourself and those around you to make informed decisions.

CEOs On Average Have the Lowest EQ – Emotional Intelligence

Leadership Freak

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 4 ways to elevate EQ for leaders:… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development organizational success“CEOs, on average, have the lowest EQ scores in the workplace.” However, CEO with the highest EQ scores outperform their low EQ colleagues.

Emotional Intelligence Training to Position Yourself for Personal & Organizational Success

Chart Your Course

Developing Emotional Intelligence to Position Yourself for Personal, Team, and Organizational Success. Emotional Intelligence (EI) competencies are at the heart of effective workplace relationships and productivity. Application of emotional enablers and disablers.

Intro to Emotional Intelligence

Talent Technologies

The article is a brief intro to Emotional Intelligence (EI or EQ as it is also sometimes called).

5 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence is Critical for Leaders

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues When asked to identify the necessary traits for leaders, most would propose answers that fall within a wide range of topics. Leadership Development Workplace Issues emotional intelligence Leadership managementCharisma, purpose, determination – these are just a few of the traits that are typically used to define a leader. However, many leaders have a single quality in common. In short, what distinguishes the [.].

4 Steps to Building an Emotionally Intelligent Culture

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues In an article last week, I discussed Five Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence (EI) Workshops Fail. In that article, I described research on efforts to enhance Emotional Intelligence in the workplace and why it is often unsuccessful. Leadership Development Workplace Issues Coaching emotional intelligence Emotions Planning

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 70: Emotionally Intelligent.

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Some hard facts about Emotional Intelligence

Talent Technologies

So we thought it might be helpful to list some of the standout benefits companies can expect by both hiring employees high in Emotional Intelligence, and training them in EI.

030: Why Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Isn’t Enough for Superior Leadership | with David Burnham

Engaging Leader

He was one of the first thought leaders who called for a new style of leadership, including the necessity of emotional intelligence (EQ). Upcoming Workshops: Burnham Rosen offers a three-day workshop for individuals and companies on developing Interactive Leadership.

The Three Dimensions of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders: Finding the Balance of Power, Heart & Mindfulness

Strategy Driven

Any discussion about leadership effectiveness would have to include the idea of emotional intelligence (EI). I think of emotional intelligence occurring in 3 dimensions: Power (height), Heart (width) and Knowing or Mindfulness (depth).

Nine Attitudes of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders and Managers

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues Like learning to drive, leading, and managing people is an experiential journey. Leadership Development Workplace IssuesMy entrance onto the leadership stage was when I was promoted, having stood in for the team leader from time to time. I don’t know about you, but although I had practiced at managing people, I hadn’t experienced it properly until I had [.].

Save time by increasing your emotional intelligence

The Organized Executive's Blog

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, understand and manage your own emotions as well as those of the people you interact with. But you may not realize that developing your emotional intelligence can also make you more efficient at work. Developing your emotional intelligence will allow you to feel in control of your own emotions.

Does IQ or Emotional Intelligence Make a Good Leader?

Women on Business

What makes a good leader — IQ or emotional intelligence? People have been debating IQ versus emotional intelligence in leadership for years. As Limaro shares, “It was Daniel Goleman who first brought the term ‘emotional intelligence’ to a wide audience with his 1995 book of that name, and it was he who first applied the concept to business with his 1998 Harvard Business Review article. So how do you develop emotional intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence Improves Millennial Communications at Work

Your Voice of Encouragement

How educational to understand how her behavior can affect the emotions of others and vice versa. Emotions are at the root of human communication. In fact, it is widely believed that emotions evolved as a method to communicate. When we squelch emotions, we limit communication.

Smartening Up: Boosting Emotional Intelligence

The Practical Leader

Like the debate on whether leaders are born or made, an early debate in the emerging Emotional Intelligence research was whether our EQ, like IQ, is fixed once we hit adulthood. students were given Emotional Intelligence training (not a normal part of most very analytical M.B.A.

Saturday’s Quote – Lucille Ball on Self Awareness and Emotional Intelligence

Management is a Journey

Leadership emotional intelligence leadership self-developmentI think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can. — Lucille Ball.

L3-TV: Emotional Intelligence assessments are dead last

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

Life and Leadership Made Easy As 1-2-3 › L3-TV: Emotional Intelligence assessments are dead last October 7, 2010 in Leadership Coaching , Leadership development , Management Training by Kevin W. Emotional intelligence assessments The #1 answer? Leaders.

The Emotional Intelligence Collaborative Advantage Connection

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4 Basic Skills of Emotional Intelligence that Can Make or Break Your Career

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: Do you have emotional intelligence? Some people are born with it, but others have to work to develop it. Either way, emotional intelligence can affect your career. John Keyser of Common Sense Leadership defines emotional intelligence on The Glass Hammer blog as thatsomethingwithin us that helps us sense how we feel, enables us to sympathize with others, and gives us the ability to listen to other people when they need it.

5 Ways To Be An Exceptional Leader

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L2L Infographic: 20 Ways to Communicate Better at Work

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5 Types of Leadership Style

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Keys Skills for Increasing The Social Side of Emotional Intelligence

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Keys Skills for Increasing The Social Side of Emotional Intelligence. Leadership Coaching Leadership development emotional intelligenceObserve your specific interactions between you and others in various situations and settings both at work and home.

The Roots of Leadership: Start With You

Linked 2 Leadership

Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Attitude business emotional intelligence Leadership Development Leadership vs. Management Self-development If you Google the word leadership you will find 490,000,000 results. A search on Amazon shows over 130,000 books referring to leadership. I think it is safe to say that […]. The post The Roots of Leadership: Start With You appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

On Leadership, Humility and the Self-Discovered Leader

Linked 2 Leadership

Authentic Leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership Assessments Professional Development Values-Based Leadership emotional intelligence leadership Leadership Development leadership skills Self-development So with all the talk about leadership, have you ever noticed how many conversations on this topic take place in the third person? One generally sees “he/she/they/them” (third person) used far more […].

How Pretending Develops Leaders

Leadership Freak

Expand skills and develop behaviors by pretending. Fear Leading Personal Growth Taking others higher emotional intelligence fellow leaders Growth Leadership Leadership Development leadership team Your brain knows gibberish when it hears it. You can’t fool yourself. “I I think I can,” sounds like a lie to someone who believes they can’t. Pretending you can doesn’t help, but pretending does. Example: Fred’s performance stalled.

On Leadership, Perspective and Toxic CEOs

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Five reasons to develop emotional intelligence at any and all levels

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

› Five reasons to develop emotional intelligence at any and all levels October 12, 2010 in Leadership development by Kevin W. These characters were written smart, but flawed emotionally. In the form of emotionally intelligent leadership.

I Draw the Line - My Position On Emotional Intelligence

Building Personal Strength

Many of the areas of personal strength are topics in what is known as "emotional intelligence." It's been more than a decade since Daniel Goleman came out with his book, Emotional Intelligence. Goleman's strategy was to put them all in one basket and call it "emotional intelligence." Aside from the fact that these factors have little to do with each other, the term is a gross misnomer, because none of the factors have anything to do with emotions.

Hey Leader: Your Ego Can Be Your Worst Enemy

Linked 2 Leadership

Authentic Leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leading & Developing Other Leaders Values-Based Leadership authentic leaders ego emotional intelligence leadership Self-developmentLeadership is all about inspiring people, showing them the way, and leading by example. However, a leader with a heightened sense of self can only take from others and will […].

Improve Your Team by Developing the HERO Inside You!

Linked 2 Leadership

And it IS possible to develop the HERO inside you. Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health Professional Growth Servant Leadership Growth leadership skills responsible leadership Situational Awareness small business leadershipReal heroes don’t really wear capes or have supernatural powers. In the real world, HERO’s are simply ordinary people who choose to respond to a set of circumstances in a way that inspires others.

Weekly Round-Up: Contradictions the Best Employees Understand, Transparency and Trust, Developing Emotional Intelligence, Setting Expectations and How the World of Work is Changing


Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog. Weekly Round-Up