Mission-Critical Leaders all have a high degree of leadership emotional intelligence. You can’t be a great leader without it. In this episode of the Mission-Critical Leadership Podcast, we talk about ways you can become aware of, enhance, and grow your leadership emotional intelligence.

Episode 9

Years ago, I worked with a leader who had two emotional states: disinterest and anger. He was difficult to work with, extremely negative, and frequently became hostile. When it came time for performance reviews, he could never understand why he wasn’t promoted. 

He was an emotionally unintelligent leader. And he hurt a lot of people. Podcast Cover Art for episode 9

In contrast to this, mission-critical leaders strive to practice a high degree of emotional intelligence.

Let’s talk about it.

In this episode

In this episode we talk about:

  • Your emotional availability and why it matters for your leadership journey.
  • The emotional color wheel and how to better identify your emotions.
  • The cost of being an emotionally stunted leader.
  • Tools and resources to help your leadership emotional intelligence.
  • Two negative (and one positive) ways to handle conflict.
  • Why leaders can’t “win through wounding.”
  • And a quick review of Marlene Chism’s book From Conflict to Courage.

About Justin

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.

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