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Leadership Development Activities using EQ-i and EQ360

I always enjoy teaching our EQ-I & EQ360 Certification Courses and last week was no exception. This class was also officially the fastest to pass their certification exam with everyone completing within 24 hours of the course end. Congratulations to all! One of the things I enjoy most about teaching the certification course is that…

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Examples of Emotional Intelligence – Part 2

In last week’s blog posting we started our look at Sally, a composite of a number of leaders that I have worked with in recent years, exploring some real examples of emotional intelligence and how an emotionally effective leader would behave in practical terms. In today’s post we will continue that discussion. If you didn’t…

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Examples of Emotional Intelligence – Part 1

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1563615768098{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Are you an emotionally effective leader? Would you know an emotionally effective leader if you met one? Using the EQ-I 2.0 model of emotional intelligence (shown right – click on the image for a larger view) we can look at practical examples of emotional intelligence, and how that translates into actions…

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Why Coaching Is The Best Way to Develop Emotionally Effective Leaders – Part 4 of 4

In the previous installment of this series, we looked at why coaching was such a great way of developing emotionally effective leaders. Today, we’ll look at four ways you can work with your clients to develop their emotional intelligence and help them become more emotionally effective. Here are four ways you can help your clients…

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Why Coaching Is The Best Way to Develop Emotionally Effective Leaders – Part 3 of 4

Last week, we talked about how coaching is the most effective way to develop leaders who are more emotionally effective (You can see that post HERE). Let’s look at why that is. Action research models provide a simple way to understand why coaching is perfectly suited to developing emotional effectiveness. If you’re not familiar with…

Why Coaching Is The Best Way to Develop Emotionally Effective Leaders – Part 2 of 4

Last week, we looked at some of the issues involved in creating emotionally effective leaders and the challenges of using workshops to support those leaders’ development (You can see that post here). In this installment, we’ll look at other common methods of leadership development and examine why coaching is the best way to develop emotionally…

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Why Coaching Is The Best Way to Develop Emotionally Effective Leaders – Part 1 of 4

When it comes to helping leaders apply their knowledge of emotional intelligence to everyday situations, what’s easy often doesn’t work, and what works often isn’t easy. In this series of four blog posts, I’ll look at why coaching is one of the most effective leadership development processes, and how coaching can help develop not just…