“Nobody follows a leader who only talks the talk. Either lead the way or get out of the way.”
In the vibrant and volatile world of leadership, one trait stands out as increasingly vital: EQ, or emotional intelligence in leadership. EQ refers to the ability to understand, use, and manage our own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict. But why is EQ so crucial for modern leaders? Let’s dive in.
To live out strong leadership, you’ve got to go above and beyond what is required. Leading by example, leaders exceed basic expectations and set the bar high for their team. Remember, it’s not just about managing tasks; it’s about empowering individuals.
I’ve experienced the difficulties created by poor workplace communication — to help you navigate potential communication landmines, here are four powerful communication tools that can revolutionize your workplace and help you create a thriving company culture.
When prepping for a job interview, you’ve first got to know what you’re looking for in your next job. Understanding a role’s required skills and abilities will help you figure out if it’s a good fit for you. You’ll also be able to tell whether or not it’s an opportunity worth your time.
A decisive leader inspires confidence in others and encourages teams to work toward a common goal. They attempt to stay nimble and push toward progress with the resources available to them. They never look back or sow doubt among their team.
If you are currently a manager looking to transition into a more leadership-focused role — or if you’re at an earlier stage of your career and want to learn how to best invest in your professional future — here are some steps you can take to start putting the skills above into action.
Regularly and effectively promoting your skills sets you up as a reliable, knowledgeable resource — in your organization and industry — and leads to new opportunities and success in your career. But how do you do it? Click now for my latest tips.
Some stress factors are going to be beyond your ability to make an impact. Work still has to get done, even if a deadline creates anxiety. But how can you support your employees’ well-being and cultivate a work culture that fosters productivity, engagement, and loyalty?
In today’s fast-paced and competitive business environment, innovation in leadership has become a critical factor for success. Companies that prioritize creativity and innovation are more likely to outperform their peers, stay ahead of the curve and continue to grow