Leading with Emotional Intelligence

  • 6 on-demand lessons
  • Reflection exercises
  • Insights from other leaders globally
  • A cheat sheet summarizing best practices

Sign up and get 1 lesson for free.

  1. Defining Emotional Intelligence Free

    9 mins
    Everything we do as a leader requires emotional intelligence (EQ).  EQ is the ability to… Perceive + express emotions. Use emotions to facilitate thinking. Understand + reason w...
  2. Self-Awareness

    14 mins
    Ask yourself (on a scale of 1: Very true of me to 4: Very untrue of me):  “I have clearly defined values that outline what is most important to me. ”“When interacting with peo...
  3. Self-Management

    8 mins
    Self-management is the self-regulation of emotions.  Have you thought: “I never get a break”. “I wish I hadn’t reacted that way. ”Self-regulation helps with this, but note that ...
  4. Social Awareness

    9 mins
    Ask yourself (on a scale of 1: Very true of me to 4: Very untrue of me):  “When someone says something I disagree with, I find myself thinking about what I’m going to say in r...
  5. Relationship Management

    9 mins
    We want positive working relationships with our team.  Relationship management primarily involves:  Building trust.  Show vulnerability. “I’m struggling with this. . . ”Make int...
  6. Pitfalls + Teaching EQ

    10 mins
    Single loop vs. double loop learning. Single loop learning is when we change our actions + it impacts our consequences.  This is a reactionary + may not be the most effective a...
This page is protected by Google reCAPTCHA. Learn more.
The information collected by Google reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, and is used for providing, maintaining, and improving the reCAPTCHA service and for general security purposes (it is not used for personalized advertising by Google).

About your trainers…

Claire Lew
CEO at Canopy

Claire’s mission in life is to help people become happier at work. She’s been published in Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, Inc, CNBC, and Fortune, among others. She speaks internationally on how to create more open honest work environments.

Jenny Nichols
Leadership Trainer and Coach at Canopy

Jenny has a clear vision for the future: No more bad bosses. She has 10+ years in leadership development, and is pursuing her Ph.D. so she can better align data and research to leadership practices. She works with leaders to help them thrive.

Trusted by 30,000+ managers…

Explore more lessons…

Primer for New Managers
4 lessons
Building Trust in a Team
4 lessons
How to Coach Your Employees
4 lessons
How to Improve Team Morale
5 lessons

See our full curriculum →