Tags: emotional intelligence

Paul Russell: So you want to be…emotionally intelligent?

Increasingly HR professionals are exploring the relationship between concepts such as well-being, personality and stress with workplace performance. And with emotional intelligence in particular being linked to not only better performance, but to job satisfaction, development of effective work relationships, greater workplace loyalty, enhanced firm revenues and overall job role advancement and success, it is not hard to see why.

You can’t be serious! New research explores role of humour in business

Two thirds of UK workers think that showing a sense of humour is crucial to making a successful first impression, according to new research commissioned by Crowne Plaza Hotel & Resorts. According to their study, as many as 66 percent, or two thirds, of adults in the UK rated humour ahead of appearance (50%), intelligence (39%), confidence…

Laura Morrissey: Psychological battles faced in leadership

Being a leader has various definitions. The question of what makes a good leader is one that has been up for debate in and out of workplace situations. One thing that often makes a successful leader is that they as an individual have decided that they are someone who has what it takes to lead.…

HRreview interviews: Duncan Lewin on feedback and emotional intelligence

Duncan has over 15 years’ corporate and private sector experience as a trainer and facilitator. He has trained and worked alongside organisations including BT, Accenture, Fullers, Canary Wharf and the UK government and has seen how communication continues to challenge many large organisations in the 21st century. He draws from his own personal experiences in managing feedback and…