Quick Emotional Intelligence Activities for Busy Managers

50 Team Exercises That Get Results in Just 15 Minutes

 Quick Emotional Intelligence Activities for Busy Managers

Author: Adele B. Lynn
Pub Date: January 2007
Print Edition: $17.95
Print ISBN: 9780814408957
Page Count: 192
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814429945

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Overview

Teams that succeed are those that know how best to work together. This book shows managers how to get fast, powerful results.

"In a team situation, many issues -- like lack of trust and commitment, unresolved conflicts, and the inability of individuals to understand how their actions impact the rest of the team -- can stop even the most promising groups from delivering great results. This simple, easy-to-use book gives managers, supervisors, and team leaders activities to help their teams overcome emotional obstacles and become more effective. Readers will find powerful, proven exercises they can use to help employees:

* identify individual and team mood

* deal with anger and emotional triggers

* avert, rather than avoid, conflict

* encourage communication

* overcome fear and other obstacles

* understand and manage competition

* honor differences

* assess team strengths and weaknesses

* pick up on cues from teammates

* control the emotional climate of the team

Each activity is followed by a discussion of its purpose, how to use it, and a list of post-activity questions to help solidify each lesson. This practical, effective collection of proven exercises will elicit the best from any team."

About the Author

Adele B. Lynn (Belle Vernon, PA) is the founder of Lynn Learning Labs, which consults with companies throughout the world. She is a frequent guest on radio talk shows, and a member of the National Speakers Association. Previous books include The Emotional Intelligence Activity Book and The EQ Difference.

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