Q: Why are highly emotionally intelligent individuals are effective leaders ? A: No matter what a leader’s strategy or vision may be, it can only be achieved through the combined efforts of everyone involved–never by the leader alone. The leader needs to communicate, inspire, listen, dialogue, motivate. And all those require emotional intelligence.
Monthly Archives:: May 2012
Q: What would be the one thing you would suggest so one could be aware on the spot that her emotions are activated against her will and pulling her into a direction that is not aligned with her goals? A: Mindfulness. This attentional training enhances what cognitive scientists call meta-awareness, the ability to monitor your… Read more »
Q: Does emotional intelligence cause stress? I am a student and practitioner of EI and also your admirer for your extensive work on this comprehensive behavioral system. However, I have experienced stress occasionally for not being able to speak my mind candidly in order to be emotionally intelligent in dealing with others. A: Emotional intelligence… Read more »