To be most an effective leader we need to understand people and their specific challenges and we need to relate to their feelings and emotional state. We need to be able to understand someone else’s perspective and we need to be open to hearing and seeing what they hear, see, and feel. This means we need to be able to use both sides of our brain, analytical and emotional intelligence at the same time. Read more about this insightful subject here, learning how these networks function and how we can access them.
Source: Article “The best managers balance analytical and emotional intelligence” from the HBR.