The Emotionally Competent Leader: Creating the Space for Emotional Awareness

Battling the Sacrifice Syndrome The resonant leader is one who has developed the emotional intelligence to connect with and sustain relationships with his or her team in order to be able to manage the emotional content of the organization. Sustaining this level of resonant leadership can be challenging. Added to the normal stress of leadership […]

How Well Do You Manage Your Emotional Reactions at Work?

“Why Your Emotions Can Make or Break You as a Leader and What You Can Do About It.” Because emotional reactions at work are so common and so many struggle to interpret, control, and dance around the emotional wildfires, I thought this to be an appropriate blog topic for this week. Automatic, negative responses to […]

Are You Leading Through Space?

You know it when it happens to you.  A colleague or boss calls you or invites you to a meeting.  They get right down to business.  They dive in to the ask of what they need from you.    In our highly connected, plugged-in 24/7 world, it may seem natural to expedite conversations with others in […]

The Emotionally Competent Leader: Are You at Peace or at War?

How you become emotional competent through skill at managing conflict. It’s a fact of life in our world today: Conflict, like taxes, is inevitable. This isn’t all bad. Naturally people are going to have differing points of view. Sometimes conflict and the resolution that arises, can result in a closer bond between two people or […]

Are You an Emotionally Competent Leader?

The emotionally competent leader is responsible for the promises that are made within an organization.  Our actions come out of our cares and commitments.  These are all expressed through our conversations. The head of the organization is responsible for creating the safe space that allows for effective conversations to take place. For conversations to be […]