Because the Step Up Leader system relies heavily on developing emotionally awareness and competent leadership for clients, I wanted to highlight a recent interview with Daniel Goleman from Forbes about what makes a great leader. Goleman is an internationally known …
This week’s Step Up Leader Tip borrows from a recent article by from Daniel Goleman, well-known thought leader and author in the field of Emotional Intelligence. What Mindfulness Is – And Isn’t. One of the foundational principles of Step Up …
Ambiguity and order are tensions to be managed. There is a time and a place for both. Generally speaking, order reproduces—ambiguity creates.
I often hear stories about button pushers. I have them myself. When you have an automatic, negative response to something, this often indicates a hypersensitivity that’s referred to as “getting your buttons pushed.”
Analog Leader?Although I consider myself competent in many areas, I keep having breakdowns around technology. I know that I am of the generation that didn’t grow up with the technological wizardry of today’s world. I am uncomfortable with much of it; perhaps this is why I sometimes feel as if I am a “magnet” for meltdowns. I allocate time for projects and find that I end up spending it on “fixing” or managing a technology problem instead. This past weekend I simply could not avoid feeling crushed by the technology machine….
Consider the following common scenario I have seen among clients and others; they want to change something that isn’t productive; they have an intention to change it, but find that they can’t make the change happen. They have tried everything, but can’t move past the stumbling block. This is frustrating at best, and if it continues unabated for long periods of time, it can be debilitating. People often give up.
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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.
A leaders’ approach to conflict resolution can make life easier or tougher for their teams and organizations. Be at Peace, Not War.
Emotionally competent leaders have the skills for observing themselves and others. They are the witness of what is required, and can get themselves to a position of “choice.”