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Read more about about Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for College Students

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for College Students

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for College Students is a groundbreaking book that combines the concepts of emotional intelligence and leadership in one model—emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL). This important resource offers students a practical guide for developing their EIL capacities and emphasizes that leadership is a learnable skill that is based on developing healthy and effective relationships. Step by step, the authors outline the EIL model (consciousness of context, consciousness of self, and consciousness of others) and explore the twenty-one capacities that define the emotionally intelligent leader.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Inventory

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Inventory is a valid and reliable, quantitative and qualitative, self assessment of emotionally intelligent leadership skills. The inventory is built on the three facets and twenty-one capacities of emotionally intelligent leadership as described in the authors’ book Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for College Students. The Inventory helps students uncover their own emotionally intelligent leadership skills and includes guidance for further development on the capacities where the student has growth potential.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Workbook

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Workbook is a “working book” that brings further understanding and relevancy to the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students (EILS) model. It includes modularized learning activities for each capacity, as well as case studies and resources for additional learning. It is designed to be used as part of a facilitated course or workshop, either as follow-up to taking the EILS Inventory or as a supplement to the book Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for College Students.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Facilitation and Activity Guide

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Facilitation and Activity Guide uses step-by-step instructions for facilitators and instructors to lead students through modularized activities found in the EILS Student Workbook. It can also be used in conjunction with the book Emotionally Intelligent Leadership and/or as follow-up on students’ self-assessment using the EILS Inventory. The modularized, timed activities can be taught in any sequence and customized to fit the needs of a curricular or co-curricular program. The guide offers various options and scenarios for using activities in different settings with different time constraints.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Development Guide

The EILS Development Guide is meant to be used as a companion to the EILS Inventory, which offers a valid and reliable, quantitative and qualitative, self assessment of emotionally intelligent leadership skills. The EILS Development Guide contains guidance for students who want to develop each of the 21 capacities, including: definitions for each capacity, student quotes, suggested leadership development experiences and activities, suggested further reading and films to watch, other learning opportunities, notable quotes, and reflection questions.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Development Guide

"Shankman and Allen have provided a strong theoretical framework on Emotionally Intelligent Leadership and the student development guide is a perfect complement to their work. It is easy to understand and allows for students to work at their own pace in strengthening their EI. The suggestions provided are relevant to today’s students and enhances the work of leadership educators."

Mallory Anderson
Director, The Center for Leadership
Elon University