Why Emotional Intelligence Is Indispensable For Leaders
A good joke or clever play on words can cheer up dismayed employees, win over skeptical customers and draw positive attention to your brand.
If you have emotional intelligence, it will be easier to tell what people will find funny. You can also determine in which situations humor will be appropriate, finding the proper balance between serious work and lightheartedness.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
If someone is upsetting you, don’t jump to conclusions. Instead, allow yourself to look at the situation in a variety of ways. Try to look at things objectively so you don’t get riled up as easily.
Emotionally intelligent people tend to use more specific words that can help communicate deficiencies, and then they immediately work to address them.
Whether it is the public speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. or even Adolf Hitler, emotional intelligence is at play to persuade and influence the mass audience.
The world's most influential l...
When an emotionally charged speech is given, the people hearing it surprisingly do not give much attention to the content. They only seem to recall the raw emotional power and do not scrutinize the message that is conveyed.
People having psychopathic tendencies and self-serving purposes can use Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a weapon to manipulate others.
Example: Some office team members demean and embarrass their colleagues, using emotion to hurt their psyche.