Daniel Goleman, an authority on emotional intelligence in the workplace, notes that “no matter what leaders set out to do—whether it’s creating a strategy or mobilizing teams to action—their success depends on how they do it. Even if they get everything else just right, if leaders fail in this primal task of driving emotions in the right direction, nothing they do will work as well as it could or should.”
- Internal – how well do I know myself, what makes me tick, what do I stand for
- External – how do others see me, what is it like to be on the receiving side of my behavior
- Conduct an EQ Self Assessment – there are many and , the organization credited above for its research on this topic.
- Go deeper on the activities noted above for growing internal and external self-awareness, by listening to this or watching this , both featuring the same author Tasha Eurich.