Welcome back to the Mission-Critical Leadership Podcast. In this episode, we talk about 5 ways to grow your emotional intelligence.
As a Mission-Critical Leader, a lot of people are counting on your success. One of the biggest make-or-break areas of leadership is emotional intelligence. Mission-Critical leaders know how important it is.
In this episode, we talk about 5 ways to grow your emotional intelligence as a leader. We will also address why it matters and how you can help others on that journey.
In this episode, I share a story of our time in Denver and the ugly cry I did in front of new friends. It was an eye-opening experience for me on processing complicated emotions and why emotional intelligence is so critical for strong, healthy, capable leaders.
In This Episode
Also in this episode, we talk about:
- Why ignoring your emotions doesn’t make them go away.
- How to name your emotions.
- There is no such thing as a negative emotion. Do this instead.
- The importance of knowing (and vocalizing) problem situations. How you can handle conflict and emotionally charged situations well.
- Growing in empathy as a leader and how to help others on their own journey.
This episode is vital for leaders and will give you practical, hands-on application for emotional intelligence.
Dr. Justin Hiebert works with mission-critical leaders to accomplish the unimaginable. Realizing that no leader has ever needed more things to do, he works with his clients to get the right things done. His clients rise above burnout, captivate their teams, and transform their communities. By engaging their hearts and minds, his clients unlock their full potential to be, do, and have it all. This affords them the ability to leave a legacy of influence and impact on the world. He is a husband, father, teacher, learner, and champion of joy. He resides in Bakersfield with his wife, four kids, two cats, and one dog. In his free time, he loves exercising, riding motorcycles, and doing anything outdoors.