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Why You Should Hire Emotionally Intelligent Employees

Why You Should Hire Emotionally Intelligent Employees | Leadership | Scoop.it

Perhaps you've heard the saying, "hire hard, manage easy." This implies that having a well thought-out hiring strategy can lead to on-boarding employees that best fit your company culture. This saying certainly holds true in today's age, where having a cohesive culture has become essential for a strong business.

 

Making a good hiring decision starts by creating a highly detailed and specific job description designed to flesh out the best applicants.


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Specific skills and experiences are only part of the hiring puzzle.

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There isn't a facet or aspect of any business were emotional intelligence isn't a positive contributor and factor in success. The ROI on EQ is well documented.

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Why customer feedback is killing your innovation efforts

feedback (fēdˈbăkˌ)
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The return of a portion of the output of a process or system to the input, especially when used to maintain performance or to control a system or process. Feedback is not what…
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Why hiring the ‘best’ people produces the least creative results | Aeon Ideas

Why hiring the ‘best’ people produces the least creative results | Aeon Ideas | Leadership | Scoop.it

How many of us have fallen into this practice?  Have let one test score influence our decision on the whole person?  There is too much to at stake when building a good team.

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3 Rules for “Not Helping” Like a Leader

3 Rules for “Not Helping” Like a Leader | Leadership | Scoop.it
Under-helpful leaders seem distant and uncaring. Over-helpful leaders encourage irresponsibility and low engagement. 3 rules for "not helping" like a leader: #1. Don’t fix the mistakes of capable team members. The operative word is capable. Everyone screws up, unless they always color within in the lines. If you assigned responsibility that was beyond capability, shame…
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Beyond Peter Drucker’s Five Most Important Questions

Beyond Peter Drucker’s Five Most Important Questions | Leadership | Scoop.it
Peter Drucker believed the five most important questions you will ever ask about your organization are: What is our Mission? Who is our Customer? What does the Customer Value? What are our Results? What is our Plan?   The most important thing about you: The most important thing about you, after Drucker's five questions, is…
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Two Hours to Courage

Two Hours to Courage | Leadership | Scoop.it
Fear talks you out of exceptional and into mediocre. Losing the conversation with fear means: problems persist, teams reach low, and you’re less of a leader than you could be.   Cowards dream dreams. The courageous take action. Two hours to courage: Suppose tarantulas terrify you. That's probably not a stretch. How long would it…
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To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well | Leadership | Scoop.it
Focus on the big picture, not just the execution.
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Are Tough Leaders Really That Effective?

Are Tough Leaders Really That Effective? | Leadership | Scoop.it
Every now and then you’ll get the opportunity (or misfortune) to work with a tough leader. They may be brilliant and geniuses, but their management style leaves the best of their team members burne…
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3 Things Leaders With Impressive Communication Skills Always Do

3 Things Leaders With Impressive Communication Skills Always Do | Leadership | Scoop.it
As a leader, your communication skills have the potential to leave a lasting impact on others--make sure that impact is a positive one.
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5 Words That Will Haunt Every Leader

5 Words That Will Haunt Every Leader | Leadership | Scoop.it
“Sunday August 15th, 2010 will always be the day in my life the pepperoni fought back!!! My family was having a relaxing dinner at our favorite pizza spot. We love this place because the pizza lit…”
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5 Questions Leaders Should Be Asking All the Time

5 Questions Leaders Should Be Asking All the Time | Leadership | Scoop.it
Use them to resolve conflict, challenge old ways of working, and keep things in perspective.
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Six signs you have a toxic boss

Six signs you have a toxic boss | Leadership | Scoop.it
Uber has been plagued with scandals that led to CEO Travis Kalanick’s forced resignation. Here’s what you can learn from the fallout – and how to spot toxicity in your own workplace
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Three Reliable Leadership Lessons I Keep Going Back To In Uncertain Times | Fast Company

Three Reliable Leadership Lessons I Keep Going Back To In Uncertain Times | Fast Company | Leadership | Scoop.it
Political and economic headwinds can rock your boat without capsizing it. Here’s how I’ve learned to keep a steady hand on the tiller.
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12 Signs You're Becoming A Bad Manager

12 Signs You're Becoming A Bad Manager | Leadership | Scoop.it
How to know when you're no longer being a good manager – and what to do about it.
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These 4 Factors Make Your Employees Want to Leave. Here's How to Fix Them

These 4 Factors Make Your Employees Want to Leave. Here's How to Fix Them | Leadership | Scoop.it
These are the four most common broken processes in companies.
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4 Deadly Enemies of Vitality

4 Deadly Enemies of Vitality | Leadership | Scoop.it
The most dangerous enemies of organizational vitality live inside your organization. They laugh when you stumble and hand you rocks when you’re down.   Some beasts lurk in shadows. You don’t see them coming unless you’ve learned to smell their stench or feel their presence. But your most deadly enemies smile and bleed you slowly.…
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3 Leadership Stories to Help You be a Better Manager

3 Leadership Stories to Help You be a Better Manager | Leadership | Scoop.it
Examples are one of the best ways to learn. We share 3 leadership stories that can help you improve your skills in leading and managing others.
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A Face-to-Face Request Is 34 Times More Successful than an Email

A Face-to-Face Request Is 34 Times More Successful than an Email | Leadership | Scoop.it
What's most convenient isn't always what's most effective.
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5 Signs of Toxic Leadership on Your Team – The Coaches Toolbox

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Leadership is Common Sense in Action

Leadership is Common Sense in Action | Leadership | Scoop.it
Effective leadership is common sense, yet in many workplaces the right behaviors remain elusive. It's time for all of us to develop a bit of self discipline
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Management Tip: How to Handle the Transition from Peer to Boss

Management Tip: How to Handle the Transition from Peer to Boss | Leadership | Scoop.it
Set clear boundaries.
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Are You a Self-Aware Leader?

Are You a Self-Aware Leader? | Leadership | Scoop.it
Organizational psychologist Tasha Eurich says becoming more self-aware can lead to greater success in both your personal and work lives.
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Nearly 40% Never Give Positive Reinforcement

Nearly 40% Never Give Positive Reinforcement | Leadership | Scoop.it
For many, it’s easier to talk about what sucks than what's great. There's a negative voice in our heads. Personally, you can't speak well of yourself. Why? Humble leaders don’t brag. They talk about the strengths and successes of others. Considerate managers don’t demean others. They don’t want to make others feel inferior by outshining them.…
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