emotional intelligence Tag

[read time: less than 1 minute] I received an email today from a CEO the other day asking me, "Do you have any good references / literature on 'how to make people care'? I'm having some employee challenges." I thought I would share my response with you: "Three ways: 1)...

The most straightforward piece I've read on candor comes from Jack Welch's book, Winning. In Chapter Two, he refers to candor as, "the biggest dirty little secret in business," but more specifically as people not expressing themselves in a straightforward way and withholding their comments...

Over the past year I'm consistently asked to answer the question, "what is your overall leadership development philosophy?" I thought it would be helpful to put pen to paper and blog my answer. Our experience over the past 10 years working with thousands of senior...

Boardroom Strategy: Mike Desjardins Friday, 07 August 2009 Ten tips for leading businesses in turbulent times There’s no denying these are turbulent times. But there are things that you can do to lead your team and your company to success against the odds. Here are the...

Over the past ten years we've had the opportunity to work with well 1,000+ executives and CEOs, focused on helping them becoming better leaders, strategists, and visionaries. In that time I've seen the aftermath of many failed leadership development initiatives, that we've been called in...

Link to the recorded presentation: http://tinyurl.com/mjdrn2 Books I mentioned: Good to Great by Jim Collins Eighth Habit by Stephen Covey Winning by Jack & Suzie Welch Link to our website: http://www.virtusinc.com ...

Leadership is about doing not about "saying."  No matter what you believe your capacity for leadership is the reality lies within the feedback you get from your team. As the old saying goes, it's not what you say, it's what you do.  At ViRTUS we call...

Brad Smart, co-author of the book Topgrading, has written a fascinating blog post that references two new studies which seem to somewhat contradict what the HR community has been saying with respect to results-focused CEOs and high emotional intelligence CEOs and the connection to company performance:...