Managers have a choice. They can create a healthy work environment where motivation is cradled, or they can create a toxic work environment where motivation is crushed. How does a manager’s emotional intelligence relate to motivation? How do leaders create a workplace culture where motivation thrives?
The California Society of Association Executives added great graphics to Tom Pierce’s feature article “Emotional Intelligence – The Leadership Antidote to De-motivation,” published in CalSAE’s September-October 2011 issue of The Executive. Check it out in our Resource Library www.coachpierce.com/about/resource-library
Here are tips from the article on strengthening leadership skills to inspire motivation:
1. Work on one skill at a time, such empathy.
2. As your empathy increases, your Social Awareness will improve.
3. As your Social Awareness increases, you’ll enhance your overall emotional intelligence.