We are back once again with your weekly emotional intelligence digest! Each week we compile a list of ten great articles and podcasts for you on leadership, resilience, mindfulness and of course, emotional intelligence!

This week’s list includes articles on ways to support women’s mental health at work, lessons on resilience, tips on how to be more emotionally intelligent when using chat on collaboration apps and much more! Dive into the list below, and if you have any recommendations for any other workplace-related articles, let us know in the comments!

Psychological Safety Takes Years To Develop And Seconds To Shatter on Forbes

‘Time and again, Zach Mercurio’s work and research has uncovered an important truth about psychological safety in organizations: those that create and maintain a speak-up culture are better equipped to deliver on their purpose.’ This article is a conversation with Zach Mercurio, where he dives into what psychological safety is, and ways to develop psych safety at work.

5 Ways Employers Can Support Women’s Mental Health on Harvard Business Review

‘According to research, mothers are more likely than fathers to worry about caregiving duties when they return to work and women in senior-level jobs are burning out quicker than their male counterparts’. This article outlines ways in which the return to work has been more stressful on women, and what employers should be doing to help support women in the workplace.

How To Vet Emotional Intelligence Leadership Training For Your Organization on Forbes

‘When companies implement emotional intelligence leadership training programs, they start with high expectations and good intentions. Sometimes the execution leaves something to be desired, however.’ Check out this article outlining elements to consider when looking for emotional intelligence leadership training.

Flourishing Workplace Podcast

‘The Flourishing Workplace podcast is for business and non-profit leaders who are done with the status-quo, who are looking to create people, workplaces, and communities that flourish.’

Lessons on Resilience for Small and Midsize Businesses on Harvard Business Review

‘Whether due to future waves of the pandemic or other forces, there is likely to be some further economic turbulence ahead. Here are a few lessons leaders of small to medium-sized businesses can take from companies that have been successful during the crisis.’

Three Successful Ways To Practice Empathetic Leadership In The Workplace on Forbes

‘Team leaders will be required to be more empathetic than they were pre-pandemic if they want to create and lead high-performance work teams.’ Check out this article about the importance of empathy in the workplace.

Coaching for Leaders Podcast

‘Leaders aren’t born, they’re made. This Monday show helps you discover leadership wisdom through insightful conversations. Independently produced weekly since 2011, Dr. Dave Stachowiak brings perspective from a thriving, global leadership academy, plus more than 15 years of leadership at Dale Carnegie.’

4 ways to make your chats on collaboration apps more emotionally intelligent on FastCompany

The past year has meant that for many of us, most of our communication with our colleagues is now digital. It is often easy for meaning to be misinterpreted when you can’t hear someone’s tone and so we need to be really careful about being vigilant with what we say but sensitive in how we say it.

 If You Say These 5 Phrases Often, You’re a Better Leader Than You Think on Inc.com

Your ability to effectively communicate with your employees is key to success as a leader. But to motivate and inspire people with words takes a very human approach in the way you speak to them.’ In this article, check out five examples of how really great leaders verbally engage their teams.

Managing Mental Health In The Workforce: A New Role For HR Professionals on Forbes

‘With the uncertainty and constantly changing impact of Covid-19 on employees, the role of the human resources professional requires expansion into an even broader collection of responsibilities, including an increased focus on behavioral health.’

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