Emotional Intelligence is Key to Great Leadership with Sheetal Sujan

Self-awareness Can Help You Be A Better Leader

Have you ever thought about why some leaders make leadership seem effortless, and it’s not entirely clear why others have a tough time leading?

In this episode, my guest, the amazing Sheetal Sujan, discusses why emotional intelligence is key to being a great leader and breaks down the five pillars of emotionally intelligent leaders.

Sheetal has over 12 years of experience as a trainer and coach and is an MBTI Master Practitioner and an Emotional Intelligence Practitioner. In her programs, her goal is to positively motivate individuals to strengthen their true talents and skills, overcome their challenges, and get the most out of their personal and work life.

As an entrepreneur, public speaker, transformational trainer & coach, digital course creator, wife, and mom of two, Sheetal knows how many balls leaders often have to juggle. She gets candid about how challenging leadership is and why taking care of yourself should be a priority.

Sheetal is passionate about helping individuals and teams thrive in their personal and work relationships, steering individuals to understand the impact they have in their lives and the lives of others.

So, if you’d like to know more about the impact of emotional intelligence on your leadership, you don’t want to miss this episode!

 

Here’s what you can expect in the episode:

  • [3:15] Why leadership is a demanding but rewarding job and how emotional intelligence plays a significant role in leadership.

  • [7:00] Why you need to be the best listener in the room when you’re the leader, and it’s about more than using your ears. It’s also about using your eyes and understanding body language.

  • [8:33] What you can do if you don’t want a bad experience to ruin the rest of your day.

  • [14:34] How you can communicate your vision as a leader so others buy into it by using stories and storytelling.

  • [19:07] Why you shouldn’t wait to be ready before moving into leadership or starting your own business.

  • [25:00] One of the best tips to be more productive – Instead of wanting things to be 100%, focus on the change and progress you’re making, and that will motivate you to get things done.

Dive into the episode and enjoy this wonderfully insightful conversation.

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