Storytelling is a way for leaders to inspire the organization, share a vision, teach valuable lessons, define culture and values, and explaining who you are and what you believe through an engagement medium that audiences prefer. However, what if you don’t think you’re a captivating storyteller? We have five tips that will help you build your storytelling skills.
The ability to anticipate major shifts in your marketplace while identifying emerging opportunities sets leaders and businesses up for success. Every industry is affected by change, and strategic thinking is an approach to preparing for these developments and having plans to adapt to them. Great leaders are consistently improving how they evaluate challenges and react to change.
Despite a collection of research on the topic, many managers will downplay emotional intelligence as a soft leadership skill. Evidence even suggests that high emotional intelligence is a stronger predictor of success than simple IQ or technical skill. What is emotional intelligence, and how does it relate to strong leadership?