Articles about emotional intelligence

Join us and hone your emotional intelligence and leadership skills

Join us and hone your emotional intelligence and leadership skills

ByDavid CoryFebruary 2, 2021

It’s February! Happy new year! We’re excited about some upcoming webinars and courses. And we’ve been thinking about just how much has changed since this time last year. We’re amazed…

Greguyschka Félix on leadership, the self, and emotional intelligence

Greguyschka Félix on leadership, the self, and emotional intelligence

ByEITC teamDecember 9, 2020

Greguyschka Félix is a human behaviour expert. For the last two decades, she has been mentoring women around the world, bringing them to a level to live bolder in the…

Finding focus in the midst of complexity

Finding focus in the midst of complexity

“Better living through chemistry” was a Dupont advertising slogan from the ’30s. The slogan implied that with modern science, life…

Unconscious bias, emotional intelligence and leadership

Unconscious bias, emotional intelligence and leadership

“We see the world not the way it is, but the way we are” – Talmud This ancient notion points…

Five ways emotional intelligence can help you get your next job

Five ways emotional intelligence can help you get your next job

Emotional intelligence forms a critical foundation for workplace success and is really important. But what is it and how can…

Reality testing and learning to change our opinions

Reality testing and learning to change our opinions

“As much as we might like to believe that we can flip a switch and become dispassionate, coldly logical evaluators…

Five ways emotional intelligence can help you get your next job

Five ways emotional intelligence can help you get your next job

Emotional intelligence forms a critical foundation for workplace success and is really important. But what is it and how can it help you get a job? Emotional intelligence (EI) is simply being intelligent about emotions. But it’s far from simple.…

Reality testing and learning to change our opinions

Reality testing and learning to change our opinions

“As much as we might like to believe that we can flip a switch and become dispassionate, coldly logical evaluators of facts and figures, we simply can’t divorce ourselves of the emotional side of cognition. And it’s important to remember…

Fully formed and fully functioning is a fiction

Fully formed and fully functioning is a fiction

There can be a lot of pressure to present as fully formed and fully functioning. There are myriad problems with succumbing to this pressure. And it’s surprising how often this pressure can assert itself in human contexts. One common instance…

Authenticity condundrum: leadership skill or reason to be a jerk?

Authenticity condundrum: leadership skill or reason to be a jerk?

Authenticity is a critical concept in contemporary leadership. Just look at any of the literature on leadership over the past 20 years. In fact, it could be the most critical piece of building trust. And trust is the foundation of…

Emotional Intelligence resources

The Science of People Skills, published in the International Coaches Federation Western Canada Journal of Coaching (PDF)

Leaders with Emotional Intelligence – published in the Art of Leadership Magazine, Spring 2013 (PDF)

Leading with Emotional Intelligence – presented at the ASEAN World HR Congress, Kuala Lumpur, 2010 

Coaching Leaders – published in the Vancouver Board of Trade periodical, “Sounding Board” (PDF)

Return on investment reports

There are two very interesting reports with research on the measurable impact of EI development in organizations:

  1. ROI and Emotional Intelligence (PDF)
  2. Leadership and emotional intelligence: driving ROI and performance (PDF)