Nonprofit Leaders Apply Emotional Intelligence

Nonprofit Leaders Apply Emotional Intelligence

Leadership & Emotional Intelligence – For Profit or Non-Profit

No matter what type of organization you lead & manage understanding emotional intelligence is paramount.

Truly effective leaders are also distinguished by a high degree of emotional intelligence, which includes self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. These qualities may sound “soft”, but Goleman found direct ties …

Daniel Goleman who coined the term “emotional intelligence” brought it to a wide audience with his  book of that name, and it was Goleman who first applied the concept to business with a series of HBR articles

Goleman found that while the qualities traditionally associated with leadership—such as intelligence, toughness, determination, and vision—are required for success, they are insufficient. Truly effective leaders are also distinguished by a high degree of emotional intelligence, which includes self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills.

Emotional Intelligence in Leadership
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