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Reflections on Executive Coaching, Including the Importance of Emotional Intelligence

Reflections on Executive Coaching, Including the Importance of Emotional Intelligence

I’m often asked about the areas that executive coaches, such as myself, look at when working with individuals in senior-level positions or on accelerated tracks. The list is long and includes leadership and management skills, interpersonal skills, executive presence, speaking and presentation skills, and, an area to which I attach great significance, emotional intelligence (EI). […]

Self-Awareness: 2 Questions to Overcome Target Fixation and Become a Better Leader

Self-Awareness: 2 Questions to Overcome Target Fixation and Become a Better Leader

Being a great leader takes self-awareness and sometimes our actions are driven from a place that doesn’t have the best interests of everyone involved.

It Takes Self-Awareness to Tap into Emotional Intelligence

It Takes Self-Awareness to Tap into Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a concept that has been used a lot in the last 20 years. It has its fans and it has its critics. And despite its criticism, it appeals to a fair amount of individuals, especially within the corporate world. In fact, some believe the singlemost important characteristic for future leaders, above all else, will be EI.

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