MEGA SESSION: Ego vs. EQ: How Top Business Leaders Beat 8 Ego Traps with Emotional Intelligence

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session helps hone your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to eliminate business blind spots, minimize ego and increase leadership effectiveness.
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While climbing the corporate ladder or growing your own company, you may lose the  Emotional Intelligence (EQ) that keeps you connected to your workforce and grounded in the day-to-day realities of your business. EQ refers to a skill set that includes an ability to recognize one’s own impulses and moods (self-awareness), the ability to read situations accurately (empathy), and the capacity to respond appropriately depending on the situation (self-control). By contrast, ego is characterized by a high degree of self-absorption and exaggerated sense of self-importance. Learn why emotional intelligence is hard to maintain at senior levels, and understand the eight most common ego traps and how to avoid them in order to increase leadership effectiveness and EQ.