It is often said that soft skills such as active listening affect how they are treated by their senior management. If the employees are valued, respected and heard, they would feel motivated to achieve the goals of the organization set out by the business leaders.
It strengthens empathy, an ability to sense others’ feelings. The ability to use soft skills determines the level of emotional intelligence. Emotional Intelligence is eternal. It enables an individual to stay connected, build relationships and enhance communication.
Also, it senses the internal balance and keeps the person composed, making wise decisions and communicate effectively even during stress.
Skills of Emotional Intelligence
- ⇒ Self-Awareness: It is an ability to perceive emotions and a tendency to act in a certain way.
- ⇒ Social Awareness: Ability to understand the emotions of others.
- ⇒ Self-Management: Utilizing the awareness of the emotions and staying flexible and directing the behavior in the given situation.
- ⇒ Relationship Management: Ability to be aware of someone else’s emotions and managing the interaction with them successfully.
Soft skills put people at ease and feel appreciated, also they enable solid relationships based on confidence and trust.
Identifying people in the organization
Women as the senior management are reliable and they have a strong sense of Emotional Intelligence. They have a good quality of self-management. Business leadership is strong when it is shared between men and women. Most of the companies predominantly run by men. As per the Talent Smart, 85% of people in business don’t feel respected, which is a massive drawback.
Recognizing emotional Intelligence is important for job performance and leadership skills. It is as important as skills and enhances continuous improvement.
Emotional Intelligence consists of both mental and physical component: Subjective Feeling, Physiological Response and expressive behavior. The term Emotional Intelligence is derived by two members, Peter Salovey, and John Mayer.
Re-humanizing the workplace
The workplace has become in-human because digitization is stimulating the business at an incomprehensible speed. It is humanly not possible to keep everyone in pressure and stress all the time, whereas life outdoors has a violent and unsafe nature.
The way of re-humanization starts emotional intelligence. There is a need to find a new understanding, recognized as compassion. Corporate leaders play an important role in cultivating human relationships. Leaders are defined as an art of revolutionizing people and the organization with the objective of improving an organization.
They foster a relationship between themselves & the subordinates by motivating & inspiring them, also, they play a primary role in organizational transformation. Leaders bring positive change to the company, group, and individual.
Effective Leadership comes up with Emotional Intelligence
Leadership is a personal thing which comprises of one’s belief, value and vision. It is the experience which an individual has accumulated over time and the ability to perceive it over time. Also, Leadership reflects the leader’s values, vision, and past experiences.
Emotional Intelligence is acknowledging, understanding and managing someone’s emotion and influencing it effectively. Effective Intelligent leadership can bring in a positive change in organizational culture.