Join Britt Andreatta for an in-depth discussion in this video Being flexible and agile, part of Leading with Emotional Intelligence.
How do you deal with change?…Does change stress you out or can you roll with it pretty easily?…Part of emotional intelligence is being flexible and agile.…Which means you have to have an effective way for dealing with change.…Change happens all the time in both our professional and personal lives.…In fact, change is the one constant we can count on.…How's that for irony?…Sometimes you'll be the driver of change, and other times it'll be put upon you.…Either way, you want to cultivate your flexibility.…Here's how.…First, become familiar with how you respond to change.…
This is part of self-knowledge.…And it's good to know what your typical response pattern is.…According to research by Dr Chris Musselwhite, people…tend to exhibit one of three common types.…You can take his assessment at DiscoveryLearning.com to learn more.…The three types fall on a continuum.…See if you can identify your common response.…On one end, you have the conservers, who are…more cautious and prefer to retain the current structure.…When faced with change, they need a lot of information and a lot of time.…
Learn what emotional intelligence is and how it factors in at work and discover concrete techniques for raising your own emotional quotient (EQ). This includes perceiving yourself accurately, exercising emotional self-control, practicing resilience, and developing empathy. Then turn those lessons around to build your awareness of others and learn to inspire helpful communication and manage conflict.
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- What is emotional intelligence?
- Cultivating emotional intelligence
- Exercising emotional self-control
- Working with your triggers
- Getting to know others
- Maximizing team performance
- Building influence