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In excerpt from her book The Emotionally Strong Leader: An Inside-Out Journey To Transformational Leadership, Carolyn Stern demonstrates that connecting with the heart of the people you lead is the key to your leadership success. It is the key to becoming an emotionally strong leader.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
“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!
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.
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
“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.
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.