Emotional intelligence is the leadership tool that can ignite creativity, strengthen relationships, and make the workplace inclusive and equal.
Being open and vulnerable can help leaders and their teams remove their masks and reveal their true selves. It also encourages everyone to become more self-aware of their strengths and areas they could adjust, which in turn can lay the groundwork for new learnings by setting goals—but not just any goals.
Leadership is all about building trust and sharing responsibility. A leader should enable his team members to explore and utilise their talents, instead of micromanaging.
Adaptability, creativity, and inspiration are the leadership qualities that our organisations require today. Both employer and employee need these capabilities now, and we do not have centuries anymore to develop them. Making these qualities preeminent in our organisations is the next revolution.
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