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The archetypes of the screaming team leader or the oversharing colleague are so common that entire sections of the internet are reserved for memes and GIFs on the subject. As Stern explains, emotions are not your enemy, but they can definitely land you in hot water at work.
“With fewer face-to-face encounters, feedback conversations can seem more awkward than ever,” Stern explains in this article. The future of employee feedback is here. Read to learn six tips to help you get ready, so employees get the most out of your feedback sessions.
Investor's Business Daily
As referenced in this Investor’s Business Daily article, Carolyn Stern shares that “Emotional intelligence plays a huge role in being honest and transparent with people while building trust.” Hence the importance of living by values if you want to become a stronger leader.
Though joyful and exciting, the holiday season can also bring unwanted personal questions. Check out this CTV News article, where Stern was asked to give tips to understand your own emotional intelligence and how to use that to approach awkward family conversations over the holidays.
Carolyn Stern’s tips on how to best support remote and hybrid teams are shared in this Zavvy article. The article provides insight into the new trends around employee benefits that leaders should note to be able to provide employee satisfaction that goes beyond monetary compensation.
Stern’s “central underlying assertion—that employees who feel seen and appreciated are better workers—is largely indisputable. She’s presenting a concrete way to achieve that.” Check out this well-balanced review by the prestigious publishing magazine — Kirkus Reviews.
This Inc. Magazine article perfectly captures the beauty of my six-step self-coaching model. You can add in your own hard-earned wisdom and insights from the field and really make it your own. Read more to discover 6 tips to improve your leadership skills with EI.
Family Business Magazine
Carolyn Stern is featured in the Family Business Magazine. As she explains, “your relationships with your family are deeply rooted and can impact your emotions.” Check out this article to learn the seven keys to leadership excellence in the family business.
Zone of Genius
Leaders play a huge role in fostering a corporate culture where collaboration is at the forefront. In this Zone of Genius article, Stern outlines practical steps to build a collaborative workplace. The first step is to use your interpersonal skills to establish trusting relationships.
As described in this CEOMOM Magazine article on page 22, Carolyn Stern’s The Emotionally Strong Leader is a book that provides self-coaching tools to “identify the specific emotional skills that most impact their careers, uncover barriers to growth, set goals, and tap into the motivation to change.”
B2B News Network
Sill not convinced of why we need emotional intelligence in the workplace? If you prefer seeing numbers, read this B2B News Network article to learn a few of the stats behind why emotional intelligence is critical in leadership and business—they are pretty eye-opening!
Performance reviews are essential to ensure that both managers and employees are aligned with company-wide goals. This SHRM article highlights a couple of Carolyn Stern’s tips to carry out conversations that are not only clear but constructive.
“Since you can’t remove stress altogether, you need to boost your ability to cope.” In this HR.com article, Stern shares four tips and tools to help you increase your stress tolerance. Check it out to learn how you can avoid getting overwhelmed by stress and instead spike your optimism!
Emotions are our superpower and the universal language that connects us all. Read this Forbes Magazine article to learn why leaders don’t need to be their employees’ emotional therapists—and what to do instead for effective inside-out leadership.
Time is up for the irreproachable leader whose very presence can cause waves of terror among employees. “Trust bonds are some of the strongest and most crucial when building dynamic, equitable relationships.” This article explains why the days of stoic leadership are over.
It’s no secret that workplace norms have changed drastically over the last couple of decades, and COVID-19 has accelerated that process, leaving everyone to wonder what the future holds for how and where we work. This article offers Carolyn’s take on what leaders can do.
The Good Men Project
The Emotionally Strong Leader is the ultimate guide for leaders wanting to embrace their emotions and turn them into unparalleled strengths. If you want to grow and scale your business and build collaborative workplace relationships, you must learn to develop your Emotional Intelligence.
Bud to Boss
“If you want to be an ‘Emotionally Strong Leader,’ a person who can create trust bonds and deeper connections, motivate others and build high-performing teams, then you need to develop your EI.” Learn how to increase your emotive communication skills for a deeper, more productive connection with those you lead.
“Before we are employees, managers, or senior leaders, we are human.” Learning how to identify feelings, accept them and act accordingly can become your biggest tool for success. Check out this early release excerpt of The Emotionally Strong Leader to get a sneak peek and learn more about how emotions are your superpower.
Not dealing with emotions hurts us, our people and our organizations. Worse, it gets in the way of our success. This article provides an insightful summary of Carolyn’s six-step process for leaders to enhance their emotional intelligence. Check it out to learn about each step and what five distinct areas of Emotional Intelligence they address.
In her latest interview with Authority Magazine, Carolyn shared her take on the five most important things a business leader can do to lead with emotional intelligence and intentionality during uncertain and turbulent times. Read this article to find out how these insights will help you best support your team to be all that they can be.
Not dealing with emotions hurts us, our people, and our organizations. This article highlights Carolyn’s intake on improving decision-making skills through her six-step process for emotional intelligence in leadership, the cornerstone of her upcoming book, The Emotionally Strong Leader: An Inside-Out Journey to Transformational Leadership.
Small Business Currents
“Leadership is not just a job we do; being a leader isn’t any different than being ourselves.” Carolyn’s latest article on Small Business Currents shares her insights on how to be your true self as a leader – and move from employing to empowering your people – for a kinder and more compassionate work environment that drives results.
Vancouver Sun Interview
Check out Carolyn’s interview with the Vancouver Sun explaining how COVID-19 provided an opportunity for our younger generations to learn how to be emotionally resilient.
University Affairs Interview
Carolyn shares, with University Affairs Magazine, how using your emotions like data, grad students and leaders alike will be able to boost productivity, engagement, and overall well-being.
Leadership Edge Article
Check out Carolyn’s interview and podcast with The Leader’s Edge Magazine where she shares the importance of honing your emotional intelligence skills in a COVID-19 world.