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In this episode, we’ll talk about the topic that most leaders tend to ignore – emotional intelligence. Robin Hills helps us understand why we ignore it, and the proven correlation between emotional intelligence and company profitability. Robin will provide simple tips for building healthy relationships in your team that you can start practicing today.
What We Discuss in this Episode:
Why is emotional intelligence important for professional development and team building?
How emotions play a pivotal role in our everyday decisions, daily communications, relationship building, and the essence of basic human drive for success.
Can we develop emotional intelligence or is it an intrinsic trait that only a select few understand?
How can we determine if we have emotional intelligence or not?
What constitutes emotional intelligence and how can we use emotional intelligence for positive outcomes in the workplace?
Mentioned in the Podcast:
Business Psychologist, Emotional Intelligence Trainer
Robin Hills is the author of two books in The Authority Guide Series – The Authority Guide to Emotional Resilience in Business and The Authority Guide to Behaviour in Business.
Ei4Change is a company specializing in training, coaching and personal development focused on emotional intelligence, positive psychology and neuroscience.
His experience ranges over 35 years’ working with small start-ups to large multinationals in commercial areas, in project management and in line management. He works practically with the business applications of emotional intelligence in leadership and management working independently and with teams of business coaches.
Hills’s specialist interest lies in applying the outputs from personality and behavioral assessments to increase productivity and success at work. These assessments include Myers Briggs Type Indicator (Step I and II), DISC (to an advanced level), and Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i 2.0), which includes a 360 assessment (EQ-i 2.0 360). Robin is also a certified TetraMap facilitator.
Since 2013, Robin has delivered keynotes and invited presentations at international conferences on emotional intelligence and neuroscience in the UK, the US, South Africa and India, as well as online.
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