A short animation breaking down the concepts of emotional intelligence and how it’s an integral part of thinking and decision making. For more of my work visit …

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One of the industries that we support is going through a major economic downturn which will result in massive downsizing. Leaders and others can benefit from understanding how emotional intelligence can support their work during these difficult times.

Empathy, one of the four components of emotional intelligence, can be both positive and negative. Employees who are being laid off may find empathy from those conducting workforce reduction comforting on the one hand, but those doing the reductions may be exhausted by the process. Click here for a good (and short) video, that may be helpful in these types of situations. 

Here are some additional resources for emotional intelligence

How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill (HBR)

Case Study: FEDEX

Daniel Goleman, psychologist and author,  website