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Emotional Intelligence Leadership Competencies

Y. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE COMPETENCIES Self-Awareness Self-Awareness is understanding one's own emotions and their effect on others. Self-aware leaders are confident and candid. They can realistically assess and talk about their strengths and weaknesses, often with a self-deprecating sense of humor. Self-Regulation Self-Regulation is the ability to control or redirect disruptive impulses. Essentially, to think before acting. Effective self regulators tend to be trustworthy, comfortable with ambiguity, able to suspend judgement, and are open to change. Motivation Motivation is a passion to work with energy and persistence for reasons beyond money or status. It means being driven, goal-oriented, optimistic, and committed to the organization. Empathy Empathy is the ability to understand the emotional needs of others and to treat them accordingly. Empathetic leaders are good at developing and retaining talent, serving clients and customers, and managing cross cultural sensitivities. Social Skill Social skill is proficiency, managing relationships, developing networks, building rapport, and finding common ground. It makes leaders more persuasive and helps them create change. ABOUT Y SCOUTS Y Scouts is a leadership search firm that helps nonprofits, social enterprises and culture-fanatical companies find exceptional leaders.

Emotional Intelligence Leadership Competencies

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Infographic detailing the the skills and competencies involved with emotional intelligence leadership.


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