In the business (including legal services) world, job satisfaction determines key performance behaviors and outcomes critical to the life, health, and sustained prosperity of not only the organizations, but their workers, too. A leader’s effectiveness, i.e. the overall performance of leadership behaviors, influences workers’ job satisfaction. Emotional intelligence, shown by a line of […]
“Sensitive, but not sentimental.” That phrase can aptly describe the emotionally intelligent manager. Recent research suggests that leaders of legal and other organizations can put their fears about ineffective, “too soft” leadership aside. Why?
Research shows that emotionally intelligent managers’ greater sensitivities do not necessarily handicap their effectiveness at making tough decisions and their influence […]
Legal leaders, do you care about work engagement? This very important talent management concern and performance issue has a strong grip on your counterparts in the business world on a daily basis. Assuming that the lawyers in your firm or organization or department are “normal”, according to recent polling statistics from an industry-leading survey […]
Psycholawlogy will soon be three years old. Now a toddler, my blog has had and I have enjoyed the many milestones which have occurred along the way. The launch had a purpose – to serve as “A Bridge Between Applied Psychology and the Legal Profession”. The beginning generated much excitement. That purpose has been […]
Emotional intelligence relates to individual differences in how we perceive, communicate, regulate, and understand emotions, both our own and those of others. Two forms of emotional intelligence, ability [maximum performance] and trait [typical performance], combine and work in tandem to influence psychological adaptation. Researchers recently investigated the “tandem” concept, and broke new ground […]
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