Monthly Archives: January 2021


How is your self-management?

How is your self-management? In last week's message, I shared some thoughts on self-awareness as it relates to emotional intelligence. This week, I'm going to dive into another key attribute of emotional intelligence: self-management. You may recall emotional intelligent leaders have a keen understanding of their strengths and limitations, as well as the ability to positively influence the organization and its people. Self-management has many components. For example, as a leader, adaptability is not an option. We are faced with adversity daily, and the ability to face challenges head on with confidence and courage is critical. We must maintain a calm, cool and collected outlook. Time management is another factor. When I am working with a leader, one of the [...]

By |2021-02-09T17:40:19+00:00January 20th, 2021|Coaching, Connecting, Development, Empowering, Leadership, Listening|0 Comments

How is your self-awareness?

How is your self-awareness? The Institute for Health and Human Potential defines emotional intelligence, as the ability to recognize, understand and manage our own emotions, and recognize, understand and influence the emotions of others. That's a lot to digest. In simple terms: we need to be aware of the emotions that drive our behavior and impact people (positively and negatively), and learn how to manage those emotions, especially under pressure. The first step toward becoming an emotionally intelligent leader is understanding the components: Self-awareness Self-management Motivation Empathy Social skill For this week's topic, I want to start with self-awareness. I have found for many people (myself at the top of the list) we tend to be more comfortable pointing out [...]

By |2021-02-09T17:38:55+00:00January 12th, 2021|Coaching, Connecting, Development, Empowering, Leadership, Listening|0 Comments
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