Imagine the myriad list of books, articles, and other publications on the subject of leadership. While there are many excellent references on the subject of leadership effectiveness, little attention has been given to the influence of non-cognitive intelligence on leadership performance. (more…)
Intelligence quotient (IQ) is by far the most widely recognized measurement of human intelligence in the world. However, recent research has confirmed that this traditional view of human intelligence may be too narrow. Another more significant form of intelligence contributes even more to leadership effectiveness.
These same research findings also confirm that Emotional Intelligence is the single most significant factor influencing leadership effectiveness. The data suggests that leaders with well developed Emotional Intelligence competencies ascend to, remain at, and consistently perform at higher levels and are often viewed as exemplars within the organization. These exemplary leaders also motivate and inspire individuals, teams, and organizations to even higher levels of performance. (more…)