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Brain Circuits

What is your EQ?

IbyIMD+ Published 23 September 2022 in Brain Circuits • 3 min read

We know from research that emotional intelligence is a key competency in effective leadership. Leaders with low IQs generally run the risk of becoming isolated. You may have witnessed this in your workplace, or even in yourself: the leader who is highly competent in the skills the job requires but takes on everything themselves, struggling to rely on the teams around them. This may be due to a gap between executives recognizing emotions at work, but not seeing the importance of working with those emotions.

For today’s brain circuit, consider the emotions that occur in your workday. Make a list of the emotions you have witnessed at work during the last week. If you struggle naming the exact emotion, explore if it’s a pleasant or unpleasant emotion and how…

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