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Group Emotions and Leadership

Group Emotions and Leadership

Groups are part of life. Most of us have belonged to one, be it a book club, work team, charity, or sports team; any group of people aiming for a common goal. Some groups work together harmoniously and get things done, while others induce dread at the thought of yet ... Read More
 
Research Report: Leadership EQ and Work Engagement in Healthcare

Research Report: Leadership EQ and Work Engagement in Healthcare

What is the connection between a leader’s emotional intelligence and how engaged their employees are? A new study by Dr. Ekta Vyas establishes that healthcare leaders’ emotional intelligence predicts their performance outcomes, which positively and significantly predict their staff’s work engagement behaviors. According to Vyas, the healthcare industry of the 21st ... Read More
 
Inspiring Employee Engagement through Emotional Intelligence

Inspiring Employee Engagement through Emotional Intelligence

Each year, the United States experiences $450 billion to $550 billion† in lost productivity due to low employee engagement. Companies have poured millions into programs designed to make people happier and more satisfied at work, but in ten years, employee engagement levels across the U.S. have remained tenaciously static. What is ... Read More
 
Collaborate or Compete

Collaborate or Compete

Three trends  Stress is growing.  Empathy is decreasing Collaboration is urgently needed. Three trends These three trends combine to offer a nearly intractable problem. A problem that’s driving a resurgent war for talent, and an urgent need for new approaches to leadership. We’re facing an increasingly complex environment where the ... Read More
 
Crossing the Gap: From Science to Practice

Crossing the Gap: From Science to Practice

At the NexusEQ Conference (Harvard Medical School Conference Center, June 24-26 2013), we heard about 50 different cases presented showing that the science and practice of emotional intelligence isn’t just “nice to have.” We’re talking about a validated, practical skillset that is transforming lives, businesses, and institutions. I recently wrote ... Read More