Leading Change with Emotional Intelligence
Lead Change Blog
DECEMBER 20, 2019
Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a primary driver of leadership effectiveness. EQ expert Daniel Goleman credits emotional intelligence for 90% of the difference between star performers and average ones in senior leadership roles. EQ is essential to successfully lead change, since change elicits a wide range of emotional responses from those who are affected by it. It includes the ability to understand the impact of your emotions on those around you.