Emotional intelligence is one of the Top 10 skills likely to be required to succeed in the Future of Work. With the accelerating pace of technology, we need to particularly work on the skills that are difficult to automate. How you manage yourself and your emotions, and the connections you make with others, will enable you to perform higher as a leader. Emotional intelligence goes far beyond the ability to empathise with others but requires you to deeply understand yourself, as a foundation. Higher performing leaders lead companies to greater levels of innovation and success. I discuss why EQ is great for business, and how you can start to work on it for yourself.
This talk is the second in a series of four episodes.
Sara Sabin is a qualified accountant, former start-up founder, and leadership coach. Sara uses neuroscience, positive psychology and cutting edge transformative coaching techniques, to coach leaders and their teams, to become more emotional smart, focused and higher performing, and to approach business challenges in a more creative way, so that they are more effective and profitable, ultimately increasing their own and their team’s business and bottom-line impact.