Emotional Intelligence Business Case: Leadership Predictor and a Pathway to Success

“A leader’s intelligence has to have a strong emotional component. He/she has to have high levels of self-awareness, maturity and self-control. He/she must be able to withstand the heat, handle setbacks and when those lucky moments arise, enjoy success with equal part of joy and humility. No doubt emotional intelligence is more rare than book…


Essential Emotional Intelligence Skills: Empathy

Empathy, the ability to walk in another’s shoes and understand that reality, is a powerful tool for relating across differences and creating synergy on a team.  Empathy enables you to demonstrate understanding, make connections and defuse emotions.  It is especially helpful in emotionally charged situations.  Empathy does not solve problems or resolve conflict.  Rather it…

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How Important is Emotional Intelligence? What are the Benefits of Emotional Intelligence & Diversity?

As we recently discussed, there is a growing recognition of the value of Emotional Intelligence.  Much has been written about the benefits¹ of the Emotional Intelligence model and how developing these competencies can help create competitive advantage through: Increased performance Enhanced innovation Effective use of time and resources Improved motivation and teamwork Restored Trust In…

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What is Emotional Intelligence? What is Emotional Intelligence & Diversity?

We strongly believe in the value of Emotional Intelligence, in developing the necessary skills to be a better leader, and in assisting organizations in their drive to provide more open, honest, committed, and productive environments. Emotional Intelligence refers to the capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for managing emotions…