There’s a lot talk today about the genuine merit in trying to hire employees skilled in emotional intelligence.  Among the assessment tools we’ve used at Leading With Courage Academy, one of them is designed specifically for new hires from outside the organization.  It...

I can think of at least one person who takes a definitive side on that question. Daniel Goleman, who may very well be considered the father of Emotional Intelligence, once said that the “ability to manage one's own emotions is more important than a person's intellect.”...

In a recent post, we reflected on leaders who can fall into one of two categories that few would envy: The Micromanager or The Bully.

To quickly recap, The Micromanager will hover over employees, never let those employees produce anything significant on their own withou...

“Sure, not everybody loves me. But a micromanager? Nah. I couldn't possibly be that. I'm not a micromanager. I don't hover over people."

It’s easy for a leader to view themselves in a highly positive light, especially if they haven’t received a great deal of honest feed...

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