LEADING TEAMS WITH EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Module Four, Leading Teams with Emotional Intelligence, participants will discover how their advanced emotional intelligence is impacting their professional lives. They will also learn how they can begin to apply their newfound skills to enhance their leadership capabilities and how their leadership affects their teams and organization. Scroll down to read more!
In this module, Leading Teams with Emotional Intelligence, participants will learn extensively about the four dimensions of transformational leadership – authenticity, coaching, insight and innovation. This module focuses on each of the four dimensions and the underlying aspects of emotional intelligence play in leading teams. The learners will refresh and practice applying their EI skills in discussions, role-plays, and demonstrations.
This module will not only address how emotional intelligence impacts their leadership but will also dive deeper into the importance of balancing one’s EQ levels to maximize leadership potential. During this module, participants will be faced with activities where they need to identify how leaders are viewed by their subordinates when an imbalance of competencies is present, and then apply what they have learned to focus on balancing their EQ levels.
Following the session, Leading Teams with Emotional Intelligence, the learners will reflect on how these four leadership dimensions have improved since beginning the program. Participants will ask their direct reports for feedback on their competencies in each of the four dimensions, and then revisit and fine-tune their professional development plans for the remainder of the program.
This module’s learning objectives focus on training leaders on the transformational leadership philosophy and using it to motivate, encourage, and influence their employees.
Describe what transformational leadership means, identify how emotional intelligence skills to fuel each of the four transformational leadership dimensions, and provide at least one benefit of how each ability will enhance one’s capability as a leader.
Discover how well they:
- Motivate employees by being optimistic, sharing an inspiring vision and a sense of purpose, and driving passion into their jobs.
- Encourage intellectual stimulation, learning, and errors, spur autonomous thoughts, and invite employees to take risks, reward success and innovate.
- Influence by modelling the way for their employees, being transparent, moral and fair, being clear on their values and authentic in their communication.
- Consider others’ individualism by coaching and mentoring, respecting differences, taking an interest in others, and recognizing and accepting diversity.
Identify and understand how emotional intelligence aspects lead to derailing behaviours and learn how to stop their leadership style from being passive or avoidant.
Gain awareness of the importance of balancing their emotional intelligence, list three competencies that may need some balancing support, and describe strategies for action.