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Travis Bradberry and Emotional Intelligence 2.0

By |April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Following the groundbreaking book by Goleman, author Travis Bradberry and his colleague Jean Greaves capitalized on the growing interest and published their own book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, which outlines a step-by-step program for enhancing it. Bradberry and Greaves propose 66 evidence-backed strategies to build emotional intelligence by teaching self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. In a YouTube video, The Power of Emotional Intelligence, Bradberry first defines Emotional Intelligence as “Your ability to recognize and understand emotions, and your skill at using this awareness to manage yourself and your relationships with others”. According to the authors, there are four [...]

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By |April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Followership, Uncategorized|

“A Review of the Literature on Followership Since 2008: The Importance of Relationships and Emotional Intelligence” by Richard Martin (2015) Followership continues to be a field of study in the larger field of leadership. In 2008, Ricketson offered an in-depth analysis of the relationship between the variables of leadership styles and courageous followership. Since then, the research has continued to accumulate in attempts to offer new insight on the topic. This article explores the empirical research that has been conducted since Ricketson’s dissertation to determine what new information has been offered and what new conclusions can be reached in [...]

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An Interview with Dr. Marvin Belbin (2014)

By |April 16th, 2021|Categories: Leading Teams, Uncategorized, Videos|

Dr. Meredith Belbin originally identified the nine Belbin Team Roles as part of a unique study of teams that took place at Henley Business School, in the UK. This is an interview with Dr. Meredith Belbin. This comes from the film Fire, Toast and Teamwork by Belbin. The film comes with a facilitator’s guide full of exercises to use alongside the film. You can purchase the film from www.belbin.com.

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Interests, Rights, and Power

By |April 12th, 2021|Categories: Approaches for Leading Through Conflict, Leading Through Conflict, Uncategorized|

Interests, Rights, and Power is a model not of conflicts themselves, but of conflict-resolution processes, which the model categorizes into three types: Interest-based processes – These focus on the needs and wants of the parties and attempt to reconcile them. They’re collaborative and emphasize building relationships and compromising. However, they take a lot of time, and the attempt to reach a mutually agreeable solution may fail. The outcome of these processes is “win/win.” Rights-based processes – These focus on the parties’ rights as spelled out in laws, contracts, and other documents. They apply the same standards to everyone, and people [...]

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Leadership That Gets Results

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

New research suggests that the most effective executives use a collection of distinct leadership styles—each in the right measure, at just the right time. Such flexibility is tough to put into action, but it pays off in performance. And better yet, it can be learned. Summary.    A leader’s singular job is to get results. But even with all the leadership training programs and “expert” advice available, effective leadership still eludes many people and organizations. One reason, says Daniel Goleman, is that such experts offer advice based. Ask any group of businesspeople the question “What do effective leaders do?” and you’ll [...]

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