Robert K. Cooper, Ph.D. said ¨Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand, and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions as a source of human energy, information, connection, and influence.¨
Our guest today is executive coach, Diana Lowe, whose expertise has helped aspiring leaders and leaders develop their interpersonal intelligence, personal influence, and communication.
In this episode, Laura and Diana discuss the impact organizational cultures have on emotional intelligence and how developing this skill can be the differentiator in leadership.
We learned a lot about the characteristics of emotionally intelligent leaders through practical, real-life examples from Diana, and we know you’ll love the valuable information she shares in this episode.
Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 29 where Laura talks about how you can build peer accountability and how this could impact your career, then go back and check it out!
In this episode, we cover:
-What emotional intelligence is.
-The importance of emotional intelligence for leaders.
-How emotionally intelligent leaders behave.
-What the DiSC assessment is.
-The relationship between emotional intelligence and job performance.
-How emotional intelligence influences the remote work environment.
Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-Connect with Diana and her company, Blue Light Leadership via LinkedIn here.
-Visit her website at www.dianalowe.com
-Find out more about the DiSC assessment here.
-Check out the assessments from the Institute For Social and Emotional Intelligence.
-Ready to create the impact you want through your authentic leadership? Join the You Belong in The C-Suite coaching program to gain clarity on your values, create and stick to boundaries to live the life you want!
More about Diana Lowe:
As a Certified Executive Coach, Diana helps remote leaders develop their Emotional Intelligence, and communication skills to inspire their teams to higher performance levels, creatively solve problems, and positively impact their bottom line. Diana works with Directors and Senior Executives in Fortune 500 companies to transform their team spirit and communication, turning low-performing teams to highly productive and engaged teams.
Her practice focuses on using evidence based research in Positive Psychology for coaching, which allows her a whole person wellness approach in coaching.
Diana calls Phoenix, Arizona home. When she is not playing with her two little girls or hanging with her hubby you can see her on stage doing stand up comedy . . .and if you are wondering no she is not that funny.