Developing a higher level of emotional intelligence (EQ) can enhance not only performance and professional success; it also helps individuals to feel more fulfilled, have more effective relationships with others and is a key skill in the maintenance of wellbeing.
As team leaders and individuals look at their goals and development areas for 2018, this is a good moment to consider this particular skill and whether it is sufficiently developed or one to “work on” this year.
Executive Coach and Wellbeing at Work specialist Bridget Clapham has developed several resources for Practical Law in this area. Each resource can be looked at independently but they are also designed to build one upon the other, creating a development journey to be followed. In this way an individual lawyer or several lawyers within a team can improve their knowledge and skills in EQ over a period of time.
The notes include reflective exercises and case studies that can be lifted directly and put into play, and also resources to further develop knowledge and skills in this area: