Reality Test with EQ 360 Feedback

Work smarter not harder! We’ve all heard that expression, but what does that really mean and how do you actually do that? One way to think about working smarter is to leverage your strengths and intentionally minimize what you don’t do best. Since most of us have biases and blind spots about our own strengths and how our personality and habits impact others, we need input—a reality check! Input from others also helps to build our Self-Awareness, a cornerstone of Emotional Intelligence—the set of skills that influence our ability to cope with life’s various demands and pressures.

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What’s the value of time together?

Management teams who regularly invest time together to plan the future tend to be far more successful in running profitable and growing companies. Setting uninterruptible time aside to take your whole executive team out of the day-to-day operations to an off-site for two to three days may seem like a hefty investment.

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StrategyElaine Morris
Emotional Intelligence: A Path to Growth

After 40 years of scientific research, behavioral and organizational psychologists have proven that the differentiating factor in leadership performance is what is now known in business circles today as emotional intelligence (EQ). Daniel Goleman’s 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence, Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, was the first to make the best-seller list. Since that time, hundreds of books and studies have confirmed that IQ and technical skills are very important, but merely a threshold — a high IQ is not enough.

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Become a Culture-building Leader by Building Self-awareness

Culture-building leaders get people fired up by sharing their vision and showing how their company contributes to the good of society. Building self-awareness is key to developing this kind of leadership! This may seem counterintuitive, or even self-centered, but leaders who build the most innovative and high-performing cultures have high self-awareness in 3 key areas.

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CultureElaine Morris