I’d like to start with the inspirational quote – "Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people."
Are you socially intelligent?
One of the most important social intelligence competencies is empathy – the ability to sense others' feelings and perspectives and to take an active interest in their concerns. You need to motivate, empower, inspire and guide people. To be a coach and a mentor. To wield effective tactics for persuasion, i.e. to be an influential person. To possess Conflict Management Skills. To be a people person.
Now, the question is how you can develop the social intelligence competencies.
To enhance your own SQ, follow Goleman’s 5-step approach:
Social Intelligence and Leadership
Last but not least, in this world, relationships play a very big role, especially with a big shot. What are your thoughts about?
Here is the Network Assessment Exercise from Women in Leadership course.
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