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Whenever I am asked about leadership, I immediately think of Sir Ernest Shackleton. Shackleton was a British explorer in the early twentieth century who led numerous expeditions around the world, specifically around the South Pole. In 1915, he set off with his crew of 28 on the Endurance to attempt to cross the South Pole from sea to sea. Unfortunately, unexpected and hostile weather conditions prevailed and they became stuck in the ice.
When looking for the perfect candidate during the hiring process, many employers focus on education, work experience and technical skills, but these aren’t the only areas worth investigating. Hiring for emotional intelligence is an important factor as well.
Tom Peters, management guru and author of, “In Search of Excellence,” among other well-known business books, once said, “Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” As further proof, Development Dimensions International (DDI), the international human resources consultancy, reports that there is a vast difference between the impact of a top-performing leader and an average leader.