The Primary Reason for Career Derailment amongst Top Executives…

The Primary Reason for Career Derailment amongst Top Executives…

According to the Centre for Creative Leadership the primary reason for career derailment amongst top executives is lack of Emotional Intelligence (EI). Decades of research has also revealed that EI is the reason why people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. Moreover, studies of 500 organisations worldwide have indicated that people who score the highest in EI measures are more likely to be star performers and rise to the top of their organisation. “But Thomas,” I hear you

The Loneliness of Leadership

The Loneliness of Leadership

Research indicates that many leaders experience feelings of loneliness and isolation, even though they are often surrounded by colleagues at work. It can help if the leader feels that colleagues share the same vision and values as they do, as this can create supportive emotional connections. But even then, it is the leader who has ultimate responsibility for their organisation or team, making decisions that may affect the livelihoods of those who work for them. From the Third Sector Our experience of working with leaders