Emotional intelligence? What is it, how do I know I need to get better, and how might I get better at it?
In this episode of the Fastleader podcast, Darin Fox, Chief Research Officer at HFL, asks executive coaches Kim Ambor and Dominic Johnson:
What is emotional intelligence and why is it so important to leadership?
What is the link between emotional intelligence and financial performance?
What are the six core skills of emotional intelligence, how might we know if we need to improve and how might we do it?
“I don’t think you could function in a leadership role without a degree of EI.”
“There is a direct link between EI and job performance, business performance, promotion and increases in income.”
“If you are constantly surprised by the reactions other people have to you, then perhaps it’s you.”
“Dial up the empathy, not the sympathy.”
“You dip your toes in the water, and if it feels like it wasn’t life threatening, then you go a little bit further next time.”
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Kim Ambor, Organisational Psychologist and Founder, Career Power .
Dominic Johnson, Principal Consultant and Executive Coach at HFL.
Darin Fox, Chief Research Officer of HFL and Fastlead.
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