Emotional Intelligence: Type versus Trait

What kicked off this blog was a request from a British participant in a recent Empathy Styles workshop run by Walter Blackburn similar to the one run here.  The participant had been investigating human behaviour models over most of her working career and wanted to know how the Empathy Styles Model (aka Humm-Wadsworth aka 7MTF) compared to the Big 3: MBTI, DISC and NLP.  I have blogged about the differences with each model but never the Big 3 as a whole so here goes. The major difference.....

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210401 Management Training in the future – Part 2

This is the second and final blog in this series; you may read the first blog here.  In this blog I complete my review of a new EDx course Empathy and Emotional Intelligence at Work run by two UC (Berkeley) Professors: Dacher Keltner and Emiliana Simon-Thomas.  Their other major claim to fame is that they were the Scientific Consultants to the Pixar film Inside Out. The course comprises four modules based on the Goleman model: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social-Awareness and Relati.....

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Management Training in the future

I was recently sent an article: Leaders of tomorrow – The skill set of a post-COVID leader that contained the following quote: “Future unreadiness is a widespread problem among senior leaders and HR managers a problem that must be remedied if an organisation hopes to thrive post-pandemic. It also seems that there is a significant gap between the traits many current leaders possess and the traits investors want to see in leaders, according to a 2019 Korn Ferry report. The report, wh.....

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Emotional Road Maps and Emotional Intelligence

In my previous blog on the What is the Best Definition of Emotional Intelligence I promised to write a blog about Charles Wolfe and how Emotion RoadMaps lead to Organizational Effectiveness.  Here is the blog. This 60 minute webcast Follow the Emotion Roadmap to Organizational Effectiveness explains the process that I will try to summarise and critique. The presentation begins with this slide that I really like. In the current zeitgeist of victim blaming others it is great to see s.....

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"Put in a sales perspective, I loved your presentation! I got a lot from what you talked about and I will read your book."

Peter Morris, Executive Officer, Lomax Financial Group

Your presentation on 'Lifting your Level of Emotional Intelligence" to 10 CEOs scored an average 8.9 out of 10 for the topic and 8.5 for the presentation which is great. A couple of the attendees gave you a 10 out of 10, and the comments were:

- Great presentation. Very informative.

- Excellent presentation.

- made me think.

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