The Case for Upskilling Your EQ
There are career risks for accounting and finance professionals who forget to develop emotional intelligence alongside technology skills. Upskilling is on a rapid ascent in Google search trends and as a hashtag on social media platforms. The concept is gaining traction in the accounting industry after PwC announced its commitment to spend $3 billion on upskilling
Leading Change with Emotional Intelligence
Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a primary driver of leadership effectiveness. Numerous research studies identify EQ as more important than technical skills, industry knowledge, and other factors that set apart top-performing leaders. EQ expert Daniel Goleman credits emotional intelligence for 90% of the difference between star performers and average ones in senior leadership roles. EQ is essential
Lessons on Change from a Night at the Airport
It’s inevitable. It happens at virtually every airport, every day, across the world. Flights are delayed or canceled. Sometimes, it’s weather-related. At other times, maintenance issues, crew schedules, or other logistics are to blame. No matter the cause, the response from the flying public is fun to watch as I did on a recent business trip.