Earlier this week, I wrote a blog article entitled “Know your Style to Get Ahead. It discussed the 4 different behavioral styles. In case you missed it, you can read that article here. I’d like to build on that article now and share some tips for applying behavioral style knowledge to advance your career.
A lot has been said about the importance of interpersonal skills. But just what are they, and which ones are most important? Daniel Goleman states that "Emotional Intelligence" is even more of a contributor to business success than IQ. In his groundbreaking book Working with Emotional Intelligence, he says "On average, close to 90 percent of success in leadership was attributable to emotional intelligence". Goleman defines Emotional Intelligence as having these four competencies:
This recorded webinar discusses the 3 most important interpersonal skills you need at work today. Here's what you are going to learn in this ground-breaking training:
We are not all the same and we don’t all approach things the same way. When you learn about behavioral styles, the end result is that you can better lead people and realize what motivates them as unique individuals.
Communication is the basis of all relationships. Whether personal or professional, you just can't do without effective communication. In order to build a good relationship with your clients, employees or peers you must use effective communication. Below please find some quotes about personal communication that I thought you might find interesting:
Do you find yourself in any of these situations:
- Do you want to enjoy your job more because your interpersonal relationships at work are better?
- Do you want to understand what makes different people tick?
- Do you want to be able to ask for what you want in a way that's not confrontational but gives you what you need?
Join us as we address the three interpersonal skills that are critical for being effective at work today. This FREE live virtual webinar will provide you with tips you can immediately use to:
- Empower joint problem solving
- Encourage better connections with others
- Engage people to want to help you
Understanding more about your own behavioral style tendencies and those of other people can greatly enhance your interpersonal skills. One effective way to learn more about yourself is by measuring your behavioral style strengths with a DISC profile. It is called "the DISC" because of the first letter of each of the 4 styles as follows:
Communication is the cornerstone of our lives. It is the cause of great joy when we feel we are really connecting and understanding someone. It can also be the source of great frustration or pain when we are not. Below please find several quotes about communication skills that speak to this: