Effective leaders know how to use their emotions to support others while they also manage their own feelings or reactions when they need to. Relying on your training—particularly in the field or during combat—is an important part of military performance, but there are also moments when slowing down and checking your own reactions can make a big difference. Use HPRC’s 3 simple tips to increase your emotional intelligence and improve team performance.
In addition to emotional intelligence, there are several other ways to build the interpersonal skills that will help you be a successful leader. And consider making time to include all areas of social fitness in your leadership development plan.