Liam walks into an important meeting and sits down. Within minutes, the group’s attention is on him and his division. One of the top executives asks him a tough question, and he freezes. The executives infer that Liam isn’t as competent as they believed. They fail to realize he is a high performer and that […]
There’s a paradox when it comes to emotional intelligence: Those who lack it rarely see the value in attempting to get better at it. It’s dismissed as an unimportant “soft skill,” and the conversation moves on. However, to be successful in a professional setting, the tenets of emotional intelligence, or emotional quotient (EQ), are too […]
Given the competitive and intense environment of attracting and retaining, the onus is on us as leaders to challenge how we can improve from here.
While intelligence may not be, strictly speaking, an essential component of leadership, it certainly helps. Particularly in the business world, a dynamic and complicated environment, intelligence is key to helping leaders evaluate the facts at hand to make the best decisions. But, traditional intelligence isn’t the only form of intelligence that can contribute to the […]
Change management is a notoriously difficult endeavor in virtually any organization; and the larger and more complex an organization is, the harder it typically is to implement. But emotional intelligence may offer help.
Captain America was a leader from his early days as Steve Rogers. He possessed a moral center embodied by individualism and justice; he always stood up for his team, disliked the limelight, and adapted his strengths and weaknesses to delegate jobs appropriately. He had outstanding leadership skills.
Human resource managers are already seeing evidence of artificial intelligence (AI) becoming a regular part of HR, as common functions become fully or partially automated. So finds a recent survey from CareerBuilder, a provider of human capital solutions.
In the original article, Oswald, CEO of BLR and writer of the The Oswald Letter quoted Thomas Jefferson: “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” Specking about attitude, Oswald continued, “Who wants to follow an Eeyore […]