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How to Measure Emotional Intelligence

Posted by on 11/16/2017 to Emotional Intelligence
How to Measure Emotional Intelligence
The Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment is a way of measuring one of the key indicators of success. HRDQ asked co-author Dr. Derek Mann about his experiences in developing this breakthrough evaluation tool.

Five Things Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Posted by on 8/21/2017 to Leadership
Five Things Every Supervisor Needs to Know
What makes a supervisor great? While there’s not a quick or simple answer to that question, there is a certain skill set learned through time and exposure, that makes supervisors more effective. 

What's Your Leadership Style?

Posted by on 6/7/2017 to Personality Style
What's Your Leadership Style?
Effective leaders draw out the best performance from their employees by understanding personality style and flexing to meet the needs of individual employees—who may or may not share the same personality style. Employees are motivated by different things: recognition, autonomy, close supervision, or social activities. A leader’s ability to first identify these differences and then quickly adapt to address individual needs can be the difference between leadership success and failure.

The Five Behaviors of Successful Change Leaders

Posted by on 11/23/2015 to Leadership
The Five Behaviors of Successful Change Leaders
If you believe change leadership is just for top execs, think again. In today’s world, even the way change initiatives are executed has been subjected to change. It’s true. What was once the role of senior management is now the day-to-day responsibility of individuals throughout the organization, from the C-level execs at the tip of the pyramid to the frontline employees at the base.