Day: June 14, 2020

The Importance of Leadership EQ in Times of Crisis


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A crisis can take different forms and emerge without warning. These crises include advertising disasters, miscommunication with suppliers, or a mishap during a company event. Most organizations prepare contingency plans for various crisis scenarios. However, regardless of the type of crisis that we are facing, it is important that the leaders of an organization use their when faced with a challenge. It can greatly help them overcome the crisis they are facing. It helps us manage our panic and reactions, and it helps us understand others and help calm their panic.

What is emotional intelligence?

It’s our ability to manage our emotions, which enables us to handle crises more efficiently. Emotional intelligence has four elements — self-, self-management, , and relationship management/

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Now What? How to Lead to the Other Side of COVID-19.


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It’s a tough time to be a leader. COVID-19 has created what , founder and CEO of Thrive Global, calls a “generic atmosphere of stress.” A lot of workers are telecommuting for the first time, worrying about the of their loved ones and wondering what effects the coronavirus will have on the and their jobs.

We’ve all been anticipating a recession for a while now. If you’ve prepared by setting aside some cash reserves, great. If you haven’t, that’s OK, too. There’s still time to make the right decisions to get you through this crisis.

So how will you guide your team through this critical time? First, take a deep breath. I’ve advised hundreds of businesses over the years and know you can do this. Companies have survived tough

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