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The need for emotional intelligence in corporate leaders

Last Updated on 06 March, 2023

In business and leadership, emotional intelligence plays a significant role. Today, in the increasingly diverse world, EQ is necessary for providing personal and professional solutions to people of different circumstances and needs.

It is also said that, Some of the most successful and influential leaders in history have had high emotional intelligence, such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill and Warren Buffett.

The connotation of leadership has changed in the recent years. And the emphasis on emotional intelligence has increased. Emotional intelligence, or EQ, has been identified for its correlation to success in professional and personal life, motivation, and overall well-being.

About the speaker

Mr. Vasant Agarwal is the Director at Discover My Mind, a Lifeskills platform, and the author of several books, including "The Power of Emotional Intelligence," "Parenting with Emotional Intelligence," and "The Accidental Addict and The Power of Positive Thinking."

Connect with him on LinkedIn.

Show Notes

(01:29) How would you define Emotional Intelligence in a leader? And why is Emotional Intelligence a matter of importance?

(10:18) How do leaders increase and use their Emotional Intelligence at work?

(12:23) What does Emotional Intelligence in leadership look like in a corporate setting?

(15:40) What is the role of an Emotionally Intelligent leader in creating a positive work culture?

(17:44) Can Emotional Intelligence leadership provide better corporate wellness solutions?

(18:24) Would you like to share some valuable suggestions with our listeners?

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