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EQ and leadership

EQ and leadership

To effectively lead others and meet long-term goals (such as improving sustainability), leaders need to be able to influence others and get them to commit to a course of action. 

Without the ability to understand and engage with others on an emotional level, leaders are not as effective at producing results for the organization as a whole.

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EQ relates to many skills crucial for long-term success:

  • Perseverance: not being brought low by a single setback;
  • Social perception: being able to understand and empathize with others;
  • Communication: the ability to talk with and understand others clearly and concisely;
  • Persuasion: being able to convince others to follow a course of action or cooperate; and
  • Cooperation: the willingness and ability to effectively work with others for the good of the team.

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One of the key things to remember about emotional intelligence is that it isn’t a fixed statistic.

It’s a skill like any other — meaning that it can be improved on with practice.

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EQ is the ability to objectively assess one’s own emotional state, avoid becoming emotionally compromised, being attentive to the emotional states of others, and being able to use all of this to skillfully build relationships with others.

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Practicing emotional intelligence at work
  • Workshops and Roleplay Sessions: perspective-taking activities, to improve sel and social awareness.
  • Everyday Group Work: simply working closely together on an important project.
  • Watching Webinars and Lectures from EQ Experts.

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Self-awareness

To become self-aware, you must be capable of monitoring your own emotions, recognizing different emotional reactions, and then correctly identifying each particular emotion. Self-aware individuals also recognize the relationships between the things they feel and how they behave.

How to improve self-awareness:

  • Ask for constructive feedback
  • Keep a journal
  • Learn new skills
  • Meditate
  • Pay attention to your thoughts and emotions
  • Pursue your passions
  • Practice mindfulness
  • Reflect on your experiences
  • Set goals
  • Use positive self-talk
  • Work on building a growth mindset

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Emotional Intelligence

It’s a way of seeing intelligence beyond its cognitive aspects (like memory and problem-solving). We are talking primarily of our capacity to effectively address others and ourselves, to connect with our emotions, to manage them, to self-motivate, to put the brakes on our impulses, to overcome frustrations.

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Is the measure of an individual’s abilities to recognise and manage their emotions, and the emotions of other people, both individually and in groups.

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