Category Archives: Emotional Intelligence

Who is to Blame for Emotional Outbursts at Work?

Stephanie McGuinn — January 14, 2020 Stress is a serious problem for employees today and its effects can cripple your organization. In this fast-paced, technologically connected business world, frustration, and work-based anxiety are rampant. Unless employers find ways to reduce workplace stress, they’ll pay the price in lost productivity, increased safety incidents and higher employee … Continue reading Who is to Blame for Emotional Outbursts at Work?

What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

Gleb Tsipursky — November 6, 2019 Follow @Gleb_Tsipursky True leaders at any level of the totem pole show their leadership primarily through emotional intelligence, knowing and managing their own emotions. After all, the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and if we can manage those, we can lead … Continue reading What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

Why Emotional Intelligence is a Critical Skill for Your Future Workforce

Bill Benjamin — August 14, 2019 — August 14, 2019 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay For those of us in the Human Resources field, we’ve heard about the term Emotional Intelligence (EI) back in the mid-90’s when Dan Goleman wrote the eponymous book. At the time, the idea was revolutionary: that there is more to exceptional leadership … Continue reading Why Emotional Intelligence is a Critical Skill for Your Future Workforce

5 Tips to Increase your Emotional Intelligence as a Product Owner

Julee Everett — June 3, 2019 Follow @Julee_NorthStar — June 3, 2019 A Product Owner is constantly balancing expectations from the business, the team, and users. It’s a tough job; sometimes the rewards feel fleeting and the customer can be flighty, but perhaps your team is just not working well together. At times, you might … Continue reading 5 Tips to Increase your Emotional Intelligence as a Product Owner

How to Harness Your Company’s Emotional Energy

Claudette Rowley — March 28, 2019 Follow @RowleyClaudette — March 28, 2019 As HR professionals, engaging in dialogue that creates trust and connection, building great cultures, and bringing out the brilliance in people are top among our chief aims. To do so effectively, however, requires harnessing the emotional energy of an organization’s culture. When I … Continue reading How to Harness Your Company’s Emotional Energy

3 Tips for Hiring Emotionally Intelligent Employees

Syed Balkhi — December 14, 2018 Follow @SyedBalkhi — December 14, 2018 Hiring the right employees can be tough. It’s no longer enough to see impressive work experience, awards, and educational backgrounds. Sticking only to technical skills and professional experience when interviewing potential employees neglects a major essential component of a good worker: emotional intelligence. … Continue reading 3 Tips for Hiring Emotionally Intelligent Employees

How Emotional Intelligence Can Make You Better at Your Job

Kristen Odom — September 28, 2018 — September 28, 2018 Emotional Intelligence is defined as the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Everyone has room for improvement when it comes to EQ, but especially if they interact with others in the workplace. What … Continue reading How Emotional Intelligence Can Make You Better at Your Job

How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

Rick Lepsinger — August 21, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — August 21, 2018 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand, manage, and express one’s personal feelings. High emotional intelligence is critical for establishing and maintaining close personal relationships, and it’s also important from a leadership and a team-building perspective. Many of the soft … Continue reading How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence