Once a day, pick something you’re scared to do or say and follow through. Take the blame for something that was your fault. Ask for a raise. Point out something to your boss that’s getting in the way of success. A few courageous minutes a day can make you a more powerful person.
It’s amazing how many get to positions of organizational leadership while lacking emotional intelligence. Lack of or poor EI costs organizations more money than you can imagine. I’ve been quoted as saying “People take jobs because of people and leave jobs because of people”. The organization can be the most amazing place in the world but if the manager doesn’t value people as people and see their human side rather than only what they can produce, those people will ultimately be discouraged, feel undervalued and sooner than later leave. There is more to a company than bottom li