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Emotional Intelligence for Teams -Tip of the Day EQ Edition

Emotional Intelligence for Teams October is Emotional Intelligence Awareness! Employees here at TalentSmartEQ are delighted there is a whole month dedicated to celebrating the power of EQ. When most people think of emotional intelligence, they think of the skills that individuals use to be effective. Individual EQ is absolutely foundational, but TalentSmart is also passionate […]

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Kids can teach us emotional intelligence lessons about teamwork

The Fundamental Team Lessons We Can Learn From Kids

The success of a goal, a strategy or a project usually relies on the performance and collaboration of a team. However, the process of learning to work and learn together can be extremely challenging. Hard conversations, conflict, competing priorities, and different approaches to problem-solving can all surface emotions and feelings that need managing. Over the

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Effective Team Decision-Making Process

Team Emotional Intelligence: Seeing Agreement as a Symptom, Not a Goal

A united team is often heralded as “the goal,” but swift agreement can also be a symptom of a bigger problem. 3 Strategies for Better Group Decision-Making Picture a marketing team tasked with putting together a new campaign. Within the first ten minutes of the meeting, someone senior pitches an idea for a video campaign,

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Managing Virtual Teams for High Performance

The Secret to Team Performance (And 5 Strategies to Achieve it Virtually)

When Google HR hired a group of psychologists and sociologists to look for patterns in their highest performing teams, they thought team success had something to do with the mixture of personalities, backgrounds, and motivations within the team. After almost 200 team interviews, they still hadn’t found any discernable patterns to confirm their theory. Instead,

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Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups

The Case for Team Emotional Intelligence (Team EQ)

As organizations increasingly invest in emotional intelligence (EQ) skills training, what should they do about this important fact? The bulk of work at organizations is done by teams, and teams are made up of people with varying levels of emotional intelligence. The answer is clear: Offer your teams the opportunity to develop emotional intelligence skills

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