This week we’re back with another emotional intelligence digest! We’ve compiled another list of great articles and podcasts about emotional intelligence, dealing with burnout, how to boost awareness, supporting your team’s mental health and more!

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People Who Use This Brilliantly Simple Trick Have Very High Emotional Intelligence on Inc.com

‘In a world with so many things competing for our attention, and in which bold, decisive action is equated with power and moral rectitude, don’t fall for it. Instead, have the courage to wait, and to stand out.’ This article discusses the benefits of ‘tactical patience’ and how taking a minute is a sign of high emotional intelligence.

Four Ways Leaders Can Promote Workplace Wellbeing on Forbes

While we are all responsible for helping to create a psychologically safe environment, a large degree of workplace wellness is the responsibility of our leaders. Check out this article for four ways leaders can support the wellness of their teams.

The 2 emotional states that can boost your self-awareness and productivity on FastCompany

‘A new approach to contemplating emotions may just be what the modern C-suite needs. While leadership once leaned heavily on intellect-driven leadership, we now understand that emotional intelligence, or EQ, is a necessity.’ Check out this article and read about how focusing on harnessing our motivating emotions can help create happier, stronger workforces.

Pandemic burnout: Irritable, tired, overwhelmed? Here’s what to do about it on The Irish Times

‘Over the past year, the environment of the pandemic has presented huge challenges for everyone. this had led to intense fatigue, cynicism, a feeling of ineffectiveness – the so-called burnout trio.’ This great article gives real-life experiences of burnout from people, and they share some of the things that they have found helpful for tackling this feeling.

Creating Emotional Intelligence Podcast

‘Creating Emotional Intelligence is everything about inner healing and personal growth that I wish I would have known. Listen in as I (Jeremy) am candidly raw, honest, and vulnerable about my own life and journey. Each episode is short, practical, and powerful to make sure you have the tools to change your own life.’

How you can take care of the emotional health of your team (even if it is small) on Entrpreneur

This article talks about the importance of supporting not only the physical health of your employees, but their mental health as well. The author also outlines a number of things smaller businesses and businesses with lower budgets can do to support workplace wellness.

The Seven Keys To Unlocking Leadership Mastery In Times Of Uncertainty on Forbes

The world is constantly shifting and changing. In the past year especially, a lot of people’s lives have done a complete 180, and we are still trying to get used to new routines. This has created the need for a new type of leader. ‘We need leaders who listen, who are empathic, who collaborate and who communicate in simple and human ways.’ This article discusses ‘seven keys to leadership mastery in times of uncertainty’.

8 Brilliant Things You Can Do to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence on Inc.com

‘Like many things in life, increasing your emotional intelligence and becoming a more effective human being takes practice. You can start with these eight action items on the road to success.’

 If You’re Not Paying Attention to This, You’re Missing Out on Peak Performance on Entrepreneur

Have you ever been so focused on the task at hand you lose all sense of time? That’s called ‘flow’. Teams and individuals that get to this state are often more productive and successful in their work. ‘By focusing on the process, rather than the end state or desired result, you have full liberty to immerse yourself in the present and produce your best work.’

Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast

‘The Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast offers personal, practical coaching lessons that take the mystery out of leadership. In each episode of the podcast, Craig brings you empowering insights and easy-to-understand takeaways you can use to lead yourself and lead your team. You’ll learn effective ways to grow as a leader, optimize your time, develop your team, and structure your organization.’

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