If you’ve been following my recent series Secrets of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders, you’ll be glad to know we’ve posted the seventh podcast in the series. (Are you new to the series, or just want a refresher? Check out the earlier podcasts about Skill 1-Enhance Emotional Literacy, Skill 2-Recognize Patterns, Skill 3-Apply Consequential Thinking, Skill 4-Navigate Emotions, Skill 5-Engaging Intrinsic Motivation, and Skill 6-Exercising Optimism.)
The 8 Competencies of Emotional Intelligence, ©Six Seconds, www.6seconds.org
This podcast focuses on the seventh EQ skill, Increasing Empathy. Each session covers one of the eight competencies for emotionally intelligent leadership from Six Seconds, the global network supporting people to create positive change - everywhere, all the time.
What is Increasing Empathy?
This competency focuses on the importance of recognizing and appropriately responding to others’ emotions.
“Empathy is key to understanding others and forming enduring and trusting relationships,” Six Second notes. “It ensures you take other people into account in your decision-making and gives them a rock-solid assurance that you are on the same team.”
This session covers
what Increasing Empathy is in relation to your EQ,
why it’s important for you as an individual, a leader, and an organization,
and offers tips and strategies you can use to grow this competency.
Click here to listen to Skill 7, Increasing Empathy.