Mat Kearney is a partner of Inside Consulting.
He believes good leadership is about caring for people and care for performance.
There should be an equal amount of care for our people's health and wellbeing and the care for the performance of the organisation.
Emotional leadership is all about the awareness of the importance of emotions – acknowledging the impact of for the individual and collective.
Using that emotional awareness and understanding to positively shape the culture of the team in a deliberate and intentional way
Mat beloieves being a leader who is connected to emotions, and understanding the importance of emotion means we can earn trust and respect and create a connection on a deeper level.
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Jim Dryburgh unlocks the power of emotions to better understand his people and the human condition. Making people feel safe, supported and empowered.
Welcome to Emotional Leadership by Jim Dryburgh, Chief of Staff at NZ Defence Force. Jim is an ECD Certified Consultant aka Pro Elephant Rider.
Learn from him all about his approach to leadership and the role emotion plays in high-performing teams.
Watch the full 9min episode here. It's packed full of surprising and powerful leadership gems:
There's a myth that work and emotions don't mix. That we need to check them at the door. Lots of leaders suppress feelings or avoid expressing them. We're gonna flip workplace conversations and show you how embracing emotions as a leader will change the way you lead.
There is no one way to exercise leadership. But emotion is critical. Because emotion helps you understand who you are working with. It also helps you build relationships with your people based on who they are – not who you are.
Emotional leadership involves:
This is one of the biggest and most transformational stories we've heard from an organisation using our games to change the way they engage their employees to change the way they create experiences for their customers!
We sat down with Melanie Howell, from BurgerFuel to learn more about how she's using both The Emotional Culture Deck and The Customer Experience Deck to redesign both the employee experience and customer experience of over 50 Burgerfule stores around New Zealand.
The ECD has grown into a tiny universe. With hundreds of thousands of users around the world.
ECDTV is our way of sharing this universe and the inspiring people at the heart of it. ECDTV will help us offer viewpoints from members of our ECD communities.
We'll create content on why and how to use the ECD which we hope will give people the confidence and courage to also take up and use the ECD to humanise the workplaces they serve.
The first series on ECDTV is called Elephant Rider Insights. Our second episode with Sally Duxfiled is now live on ECDTV here.
We visited Sally Duxfield - Experiential Architect at her off-the-grid, Arete Leadership Village to learn more about how she crafts profound and meaningful experiences to help develop leaders and teams.
Sally designed Arete with a vision to combine a Carbon...
Welcome to Episode one of Elephant Rider Insights.
We sat down with Pro Elephant Rider, Suzanna Rangi, from TLC to learn more about her as a leader and her experiences using The Emotional Culture Deck to humanise the workplaces she serves.
Suzanna has facilitated over 20 plus ECD workshops and got such a diverse range of experiences to share with us.
What are these Elephant Rider Insights videos?
We've sat down with five other inspiring Emotional Culture Deck Leaders. We asked them all to share their insights into the work they do with The Emotional Culture Deck.
Each of these inspired leaders is an official Elephant Rider. They have completed our ECD Masterclass Course, taken The ECD into the world, and started humanising workplaces.
Over the next few months, we'll be sharing a short video of each of these leaders insights with their world and The ECD.
Thank you, Tash Pieterse, Melanie Howell, Lotty Roberts, Suzanna Rangi, Sally Duxfiled, and Adam Lynch, for taking a...