Tuesday Morning Focal Point
Category: Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Reactors and Leadership
February 16, 2021

Do you find yourself reacting at all these days, perhaps in ways that are unusual or are just more emotionally loaded than you are accustomed to?  If you do, you’re not alone.  More and more I seem to be having conversations with people about their emotional responses and reactions that they are not proud of. …

Emotional Qualities and Leadership
January 18, 2021

I hear all kinds of comments about emotions from, “I am not emotional,” to, “my partner’s emotions are irrational “and “My kid’s emotions don’t make sense”.  I find that emotions (and the related emotional qualities) in our western world are not well understood or valued. What are emotions? First, everyone has emotions.  Emotions are wired…

Emotional Agility and Leadership
December 1, 2020

Have you ever wondered what it means as a leader to have emotional intelligence?  Have you wondered what qualities you possess that lead to your emotional responses? Do you know how they impact your ability to lead effectively?  Do you notice that sometimes your emotional responses don’t seem to make sense, and even aren’t always…