Do you ever feel that no matter how hard you try, your hard work and diligence never seems to pay off? While your charming and outgoing colleagues continue to climb the corporate ladder? If so, it may be time for you to take a look at your communication styles.
In my previous post, Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Part 2: Know Thyself, I discussed how Self-Awareness and Self-Management are essential factors in becoming a strong leader. In this third and final part of my 3-part series, I will focus on social competence, or the ability to understand other people’s moods, attitudes, and behaviors. Socially competent leaders are more Socially Aware and are better able to Manage Personal and Professional Relationships.
In my previous post, Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Part 1: The Secret Behind Strong Leaders, I discussed the important role emotional intelligence plays in developing strong leaders. Part 2 of this 3-part series will focus on the first two competencies of emotional intelligence: Self-Awareness and Self-Management.