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And technical expertise comprise entry-level skills for leaders. However, leaders who lack emotional intelligence often struggle to create the relationships necessary for leadership and team success. Research suggests that leaders with emotional intelligence skills attain a higher achievement rate than leaders who fail to develop these skills. The development of emotional intelligence provides the leader with the ability to understand, manage, and constructively use their emotions towards positive ends.
Emotional intelligence improves communication skills, creates greater understanding through increased empathy, and enables teams to overcome challenges and engage in productive conflict resolution. Enhancing your emotional intelligence capabilities enhances team performance, job satisfaction, motivation, change implementation, and leadership effectiveness. Your participation in the program allows you to develop the required skills in the following six competencies:
Leaders naturally attempt to generate understanding among their teams by talking first to help them “see” the issue from the leader’s perspective. Additionally, the leader’s initial knowledge of a situation is filled with assumptions that may lead the leader astray. The ability to view conditions from another’s point of view creates the bridge connecting self-understanding with understanding others. The empathy module provides you with the skills to first seek to understand, then be understood. The immersive projects engage the participants and equip them to ask the questions necessary to create positive relationships and resolve contentious issues
Interactions among coworkers do not occur in a vacuum. The cultural and political environment in your organization influences how people interact and communicate. Understanding the cultural forces at work in the organization enable leader’s to formulate appropriate and effective responses. The interactive exercises help the participants form increased clarity and appreciation of the unique social conditions that impact the way people within your organization react to situations and each other.