Leadership Perspectives

Emotional Intelligence: What is it?

March 28, 2016
Marie Peeler

Mention Emotional Intelligence and some people will start squirming – especially leaders and others that suspect that they might not have it! Sometimes, Emotional Intelligence is classified with ‘soft skills’, i.e. squishy stuff, but any discussion of the importance of Emotional Intelligence has to start with a common understanding of what it is. Academics and […]

Leadership skills can be learned – Just practice differently

December 11, 2012

Last time, I told you about Daniel Coyle’s newest book Little Book of Talent and I admitted that lately I’ve had a fascination with performance improvement, talent, and habit. Although I concede that some small part of my attraction to the topic is a desire to play the piano better, my main interest is in […]

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