Find out how emotional leadership styles can affect your team's happiness.
Imagine that you work with a positive, charismatic leader. She's excited about her vision for the organization, and she's always sharing that excitement with her team.
She makes sure that people understand how their efforts are contributing to her vision, and this inclusion sparks loyalty and intense effort in the whole team. Generally, morale and job satisfaction are high, because everyone feels like they're making a difference.
However, some people in her team don't respond well to this style of leadership. And when there's a crisis, your leader struggles to get people to focus on short-term objectives.
One way that she could be more effective is by varying her approach to leadership depending on the situation. One way of doing this is to use "six emotional leadership styles", each of which is useful in different circumstances.
In this article, we'll look at these six different types emotional leadership styles. We'll examine what each style is, and we'll look at the situations where each is most useful. We'll also explore how you can develop the skills needed to use each style effectively.
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