The new psychology of leadership

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Emotional intelligence is increasingly becoming a highly valued trait in almost every role in business. We have noticed this with the uptake of requests from organisations looking to build EQ capability in their workforce. Something that was never a priority until recent years.

In our changed world amid pandemics, economic pressures and all the uncertainty that follows (need we say more?), there is a certain necessity for emotionally intelligent workers. People who know how to work collaboratively and effectively together. Leaders who have the critical emotional skills to get the best out of those around them.

No longer do we tolerate outdated transactional styles of leadership…the old, ‘you scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours’. Employees simply won’t engage with their work.

The new psychology of leadership demands transformational leaders with deep emotional intelligence to be able relate to and understand the emotions of others.