They say…“they don’t care how much you know unless they know how much you care”!Well! There has hardly ever been a sentence more representative of the role that social intelligence and emotional intelligence play in leadership.
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So how would a classic case of motivation-misfired look like? Well! Pretty much this way…
A team-member not performing well…her manager calling her for a meeting…manager using the most confident voice, quoting the most quotable quotes, a...Read in Detail
In an era of numerous WhatsApp messages, Facebook quotes, YouTube videos of life coaches, and blog-posts (like the one you are reading), motivational words are prevalent to the extent of being clichéd. Now you don’t need a leader to mouth them. ...Read in Detail
Why do people work? – For money…position…respect…challenges? And why do they leave companies? – For more money…better position…higher respect…greater challenges?
While it is convenient to attribute people’s behavior at workplac...Read in Detail
Many people ask “if everyone will lead, who will follow?” – The question hints towards a big misconception that people carry about leadership. Leadership is not some profile that you reach, designation you are given, or an authority you ass...Read in Detail
Well! Research says that just 8% of people achieve their New Year’s Resolutions, and in fact 80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by February. But leadership is all about doing things against the odds. Isn’t it?
As a popular quote by John ...Read in Detail
Beyond a level, leadership is not only about “what you know” but also about “who you know”.When you hear successful people saying that ‘it’s a small world’, actually it is the radius of their circle that is increasing.Yes! Leaders n...Read in Detail
Is leadership about charisma? Or is it about persona? Or about great speeches? Well! In a world with decreasing attention-span and increasing hunger for stimulation, often people confuse extroversion & impressiveness with leadership. But noth...Read in Detail
Management is not a competitive activity, it is essentially a cooperative one.A good manager is like thread in the necklace and not the pearl. He or she is supposed to weave people – a grand generalist bringing specialists together. However, th...Read in Detail
Social intelligence is at the heart of leadership. After all, leadership is mainly about converting people’s potential into performance, and aligning their contributions towards an objective. And this requires understanding them and t...Read in Detail
Organizations are social entities. No matter how many systems and processes are made, you will always find a human standing at each end of every thread. That’s why Social Intelligence – first propounded by Edward Thorndike and later populariz...Read in Detail
First it was Intelligence quotient - IQ. Formulated by psychologists like Alfred Binet and later conceptualized by psychologist William Stern,IQincludes qualities like analytical skills, logical reasoning, ability to relatemultiple things, and ab...Read in Detail