This week, we take a look at the increasing need for emotional intelligence in the workplace and what organizations can do to foster it among their own workforces.
Demand for emotional intelligence skills soars six-fold in response to the rise of AI and automation
According to recently released research from Capgemini Research Institute, the worldwide demand for emotional intelligence skills like self-awareness, relationship management, and communication will grow sixfold over the next five years. Meeting the growing demand will require companies to invest in learning technologies and encourage cultural change to develop relevant skills among their workforces.
Emotional intelligence at work: becoming the leader of the future
Today, with the advent of artificial intelligence and digitization, uniquely human skills like empathy are becoming more crucial than ever. Organizations of all types and sizes are recognizing an employee’s EQ—emotional quotient—as a driver of leadership and success in business.
Emotional intelligence for more effective coaching
Coaching and mentoring play important roles in an employee’s professional development journey, including in boosting the effects of emotional intelligence training.
Three ways to drive emotional intelligence at your organization
Nurturing emotional intelligence should be a priority for every organization. Leaders with a strong EQ tend to be better at seeing their own strengths and weaknesses, recognizing what motivates and holds back others, and leveraging that understanding to drive results.