Much has been written about Emotional Intelligence over the last twenty years and Daniel Goldman can certainly be credited with making this approach and methodology mainstream. That said considerable misunderstanding also exists; many people are confused about how emotions really play into, specifically, our professional lives and its role in the business world.
Within the realm of Executive Coaching, Emotional Intelligence has emerged as a key tool when working with the C-Suite. It is widely held that senior leaders are not lacking in technical capacity; this usually is what got them to that level in the first place. However what separates the real leaders is their ability to also work effectively with all the various stakeholders whether customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders and indeed the community. They have the ability to connect; they are emotionally intelligent. Read more