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The Leading Strong Podcast Episode 15: The Skill of Emotional Intelligence Part 1 (of 2)

The Leading Strong Podcast Episode 15: The Skill of Emotional Intelligence Part 1 (of 2)

Welcome to The Leading Strong Podcast hosted by 34 Strong Co-Founders Darren Virassammy and Brandon Miller. This episode aired on 11/11/20. You can listen to the Full Episode HERE.

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

In this week’s episode, hosts Brandon Miller and Darren Virassammy dive into the BONUS Manager Intelligence Skill – Emotional Intelligence

Managers with strong Emotional Intelligence recognize their own emotions and those of others, creating safety, gaining team trust by thinking before speaking and acting rationally. In this session, we will build up this skill and help managers recognize the challenges of maintaining this skill and how to recognize triggers.

The Highs and Lows of the Emotional Intelligence Skill

  • High: I recognize my own emotions and those of others. I am safe, my team trusts me because I think before I speak and act rationally.
  • Low: I get stressed easily, and have a difficult time asserting myself. I make assumptions quickly and hold grudges when I don’t get my way.

Book Recommendation of the Week

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 By: Jean Greaves and Travis Bradberry

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four, core EQ skills that enable you to achieve your fullest potential!

Key Question:

How do you build trust within your team?


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Stay Tuned for next week as we continue discussing the Management Intelligence Skill of Emotional Intelligence!