13 Signs You Are Leading With

Emotional Intelligence During Crisis

#13

Promote family time/exercise/self-care and having the social awareness that this is essential.

#12

Overcommunicate with team members and check-in by having empathy that there is high uncertainty, anxiety and depression.

#11

Model organization's core values in-person and virtually. Making decisions guided by core values will give team members confidence and clarity.

#10

Pause. Respond more and react less.

#9

Listen with curiosity and empathy. Think "what is really needed here and how can I help?" Utilize employee assistance resources.

#8

Adapt quickly to different emotions, situations and strategy.

#7

Are accessible and present. Working remote is not an excuse for being out of touch and unreachable.

#6

Create mini-moments for self-reflection using self-awareness. Make self-care a priority.

#5

Do not expect to be happy at all times. Embrace the negative emotions with resilience and courage.

#4

Have a sense of humor. Humor goes a long way with shifting negative emotions into more positive emotions.

#3

Put people first.

#2

Are authentic. This is the first pandemic for leaders. Be gentle with yourself and others. You don't have to be fake and bulletproof.

#1

Have faith and unshakable optimism during challenging times.

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