Too busy meeting the metrics? Too often, leaders are so busy meeting the metrics, they fail to give themselves the time necessary to examine the internal factors influencing their performance. Similarly, the organizations they work for perpetuate the problem by piling on more projects and objectives without providing appropriate time and resources for leaders to […]
Emotional Intelligence In Business
SAVVY ORGANIZATIONS RECOGNIZE THE POWER OF 360s IN CREATING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE CULTURE
What is a 360? A 360 is a multi-rater assessment used to provide feedback to individuals regarding their leadership skills and workplace performance. The information gathered is used to highlight an individual’s strengths and developmental needs. The value of a 360 is an individual’s self-perception regarding leadership skills and workplace performance is compared to others’ […]
Are you committing leadership empathy transgressions?
What is leadership empathy? The emotional influence a leader has on his/her team members, customers, and surrounding community. In a nutshell, it’s showing people you care. Why should you care? An HBR article, “Most empathetic companies, 2016,” by Belinda Parmar, discusses research that has shown that higher empathy correlates with increased sales growth, earnings, and […]
Unreliable Co-workers or a Manifestation of Low Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?
An article titled, “Trust This, 5 ways to tell if co-workers are unreliable,” by Thomas Koulopoulos was printed in the Tampa Bay Times on 2-12-17. Koulopoulos is an author and the founder of the Delphi Group, a Boston-based think tank. In this article, he describes 5 ways to spot unreliable co-workers. Koulopoulos describes telltale signals […]
Disarming the Bear with Emotional Intelligence
Unfortunatley, most of us have experienced the angst of working with at least one bear during our career. Sometimes they are predictably cantankerous and make the work environment toxic. Other times, we are caught off guard with their shape-shifting powers as they transform from a perfectly nice co-worker or boss into an angry bear, foaming […]
Money on the Table
Why are women leaving money on the table when it comes to salary offers? The use of Emotional Intelligence skills in negotiating. A close friend was offered a promotion to an executive leadership position within a Fortune 500 company. Out of concern that she would appear selfish, she accepted the promotion without negotiating any of […]