The 5 factors that are crucial for emotionally intelligent leadership
What makes a great leader?
We all know, or have heard stories of, highly skilled people in business who have been promoted to a leadership position only to fail. We also know of others that while seemingly average get promoted to a leadership position and have excelled! What is the difference?
“There was a study done at Stanford, their business council, on what’s the number one skill that people need to be successful in life. This council said that it was self-awareness” – Fran LaMattina
In this episode Fran shares what emotional intelligence (EI) is, how it is a learned skill, and its application to leadership. Daniel Goleman in his article on ‘What Makes A Leader‘ in the Harvard Business Review states that the higher the rank of a person considered to be a star performer, the more emotional intelligence capabilities showed up as the reason for his or her effectiveness.
These are the components of EI that Fran will walk you through:
- Social Skill
- Fran’s email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ Daniel Goleman
- Professional Christian Coaching Institute
Fran LaMattina, MIR, MCC is President and Founder of Strategies for Greatness, a consultative coaching practice. Over the twelve years she’s been coaching, Fran has achieved her Master Coach Certification (MCC) and established a niche with organizational leaders, especially in the areas of business and life plan development.Fran draws from 25 years of business experience in the areas of marketing, sales, finance, and operations gained from leadership in several business sectors including telecommunications, financial services and consumer products. Before creating her private coaching practice, she was Director of Marketing & Public Relations and a Partner with Ronald Blue & Co, a Christian personal financial planning firm. She has also been an adjunct professor at Psychological Studies Institute, a post-graduate counseling program, where she taught Leadership Coaching Through Life Transitions.Fran is presently enrolled in a PhD program in Professional Coaching and Human Development with the International University of Professional Studies. She received her initial coaching education through Coach University. She holds a Masters degree in Industrial Relations from Purdue University. She also attended Dowling College where she graduated Magna cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Business.Fran founded and developed the women’s ministry at North Point Community Church in Atlanta, serving on their core staff. She oversaw a staff, and more than 125 community group leaders who provide accountability, belonging and care to more than 1,000 women in the church. During her ten years at North Point, she learned and applied relevant visionary principles of leadership which flow into her day-to-day coaching of both North Point staff and individual clients and teams in her practice.
Fran has been an active member and officer on the boards of several organizations including Ministry Ventures, The Lighthouse Family Retreat, Psychological Studies Institute, Half Time of Georgia, Whitefield Academy, The Christian Coaching Network, Denver Ministries and her neighborhood association.