This week I have had the privilege of traveling in Italy for a conference and taking a few days of vacation before the meeting. Although the weather was at times atypical (cold and rainy), it did not adversely affect the warm and generous spirit of the Italian people. In fact, it caused me to make some observations about leadership and influence.
Think of your moods and emotions as a wardrobe. You prefer certain colors, styles, and weights. When you enter your closet you consider the weather, season, and yes, usually your mood before selecting what it is you will wear. But how often do you consider a thoughtful selection of your mood or emotion?
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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.