Join Britt Andreatta for an in-depth discussion in this video Why emotions are key, part of Leading with Emotional Intelligence.
One of the key principles of…emotional inteligecne, is that emotion is information.…Emotions or feelings contain important data that's…tied to our thoughts, attitudes, beliefs, and actions.…Which is why being able to read emotions, your own and others,…will yield all kinds of benefits in terms of being an effective leader.…Just like you wouldn't make a major fiscal decision without…analyzing all of your financial data, you shouldn't lead without utilizing…all of the information that emotions provide.…The fields of biology, psychology, neurology, and even anthropology have…shed light on how our complex system of emotion works.…
Let me share with you some key findings.…First, the brain has three areas of increasing sophistication.…Our most base level is the reptilian brain, which is tied to our survival.…It's constantly reading our environment for signs…of danger.…When it senses any, one part, called the…amygdala, kicks off the fight or flight response.…The amygdala is directly tied to our hormonal system and…
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