The Must-Have Leadership Skill…”Social Intelligence”

The Must-Have Leadership Skill…”Social Intelligence”

The specific skills that managers and executives need, right now, today involve the social spectrum of managing people. It is more apparent than ever that leadership skills must include strong “social intelligence” to succeed. In the NCGNYC | NCGNYC Reviews, we find a compelling article for this concept.

“Making Yourself Indispensable,” by John H. Zenger, Joseph R. Folkman, and Scott E. Edinger, which makes the strong point that a leader’s competencies are synergistic. The more different competencies a leader displays at strength, the greater her business results.

The CEO urgently needed to manage those relationships, but lacked the interpersonal skills that organizations increasingly need in their leaders. A CEO who Why does social intelligence emerge as the make-or-break leadership skill set?

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