Episode 155: How to Build Your Team’s EQ

“It is really, really important to understand that the first step to building your team’s emotional intelligence is to build your own emotional intelligence.”

Elena Aguilar

If you want a team that can engage in healthy conflict, one that experiences high levels of investment and low levels of resistance, you need to focus on emotional intelligence (EQ). The first step is to grow an awareness of your own emotional landscape.  Today’s episode provides you with the knowledge and tools to get started.

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Episode Reflection Questions:

  • On any given day, how aware are you of your emotional landscape? 
  • When is the last time you recycled your emotions and transformed them into a mood?
  • When is the last time you experienced an emotion and created a story in response? 
  • When you put this week’s challenge (tracking your emotions) into practice, what data will be hardest for you to accept without judgement? How can you be gently curious with yourself in these moments?

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