<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=796653390456830&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
  • Share this:
Five for Friday: Emotional intelligence at work
Illustration by Justin Alm

1 min read

Five for Friday: Emotional intelligence at work

Emotional intelligence is a key part of building a productive workplace. Here are 5 articles that discuss the role of emotional intelligence at work.

We’ve been talking about how trust is key in the workplace and that human emotion is a critical part of building that trust. How do we cultivate a workplace environment where human emotions are valued? Emotional intelligence is most definitely a key part of the process. Here are five articles that discuss the role of emotional intelligence at work.

  1. @Advance_Systems examine the importance of emotional intelligence in the future of work.
  2. How to look for emotional intelligence when hiring. You can’t use a test, says @anniemckee in @harvardbiz.
  3. Like any skill or technology, emotional intelligence can be used for good – or not. Read this one carefully as @AdamMGrant covers the dark side of emotional intelligence in @TheAtlantic.
  4. This @medium article by @taitsao covers the emotional intelligence of teams. Cultivate it and you’ll have magic in your hands.
  5. A simple how-to on how to increase your own emotional intelligence. Respecting the role of emotions and humans in the workplace is the underlying theme of most of the advice in this @Inc article by @JustinJBariso.


Five for Friday is a weekly snapshot of ideas, research, and leading thinking around the web on the topics of corporate culture, internal communication, employee engagement, teamwork, and building better workplaces. Share, connect, and enjoy!


Want to read more on topics like this?

Subscribe to the Jostle blog

Andrea Nazarian

  • Share this:

Add your comments