When employees leave an organization, it’s typically not the organization they leave. It’s terrible managers or leaders. They’ve become fed up with how they’re treated and their leadership’s lack of emotional intelligence.
It’s why I left one of my jobs.
Emotional Intelligence: The Key To Effective Leadership
My manager became disengaged from his employees. He lacked an emotional awareness of what was happening in the lives of his employees and how those situations impacted the lives of his employees. He also failed to show up with emotional intelligence, trying to scare employees into staying with the organization.
Eventually, he was left with a gutted team, and the employees were left with negative memories of their interaction with him.
His lack of emotional intelligence killed his team. But it doesn’t have to kill yours.
Mental Health America defines Emotional Intelligence as the following: