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    Elements of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

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    The four elements of emotional intelligence are self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management.

    1). Evaluate which of the four elements of emotional intelligence (EI) you consider most essential to an effective leader.

    2). Why?

    3). Provide examples from real life in your discussion.

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    It is my belief that self-management is the most essential element of emotional intelligence to be an effective leader. This is due to the fact that without the high level of self-management or self discipline, an individual cannot hope to be able to manage or control others effectively. Individuals will not follow the leadership of an individual that cannot first control themselves effectively. In addition, a leader must have the ability to refrain from taking actions without analysis and forethought of ...

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