SALT LAKE CITY , November 1, 2023 /CNW/ — At a time when businesses are seeking innovative strategies for competitive advantage, emotional intelligence (EI) has emerged as a critical factor. The ability to understand, manage and effectively use emotions can significantly reduce employee turnover, increase profits and increase brand loyalty. Kevin Guestexecutive chairman, USANA Health Sciences.
“Developing emotional intelligence among leaders and employees is a game-changing approach to gaining momentum and succeeding in business,” says Guest, author of the bestselling book, All the Right Reasons: 12 Timeless Principles for Living a Life in Harmony. “We’ve found that this skill is key to succeeding in a variety of industries and markets globally.
End Harvard Business School research provides compelling evidence for the transformative power of EI in business. Research highlights that emotionally intelligent leaders can create a positive work environment, significantly motivate their teams, and instill a sense of belonging among employees.
“Another Harvard study found that 200 companies with high levels of emotional intelligence had a 20 percent increase in productivity,” Guest said. “The message is clear: Emotional intelligence isn’t just a buzzword; it’s a key driver of business excellence. By cultivating a culture of empathy, understanding and emotional management, companies can dramatically improve productivity.”
Instead of acting on impulse, employees with a high level of EI use perspective and insight skills to guide their actions, even if they don’t immediately agree with the boss.
In his bestseller, Guest refers to the allegory of the currant bush, where the bush “complains” to the farmer that it was cut down prematurely when it wanted to be a big and beautiful bush. The farmer said he knew the bush grew as he wished: “One day when you are loaded with fruit you will say, ‘Thank you, Mr. Gardener, for cutting me down.’ ‘”
“As we communicate effectively a strong with a sense of empathy, accountability and flexibility, we will find that we manage stress better and act with a greater perspective that benefits everyone,” he said. This leads to increased job satisfaction and stronger commitment to their organizations. As a result, turnover rates and related recruitment, hiring admission and training costs are reduced.”
All income All the Right Reasons go feed hungry kids, 40 meals are awarded with every book purchase. For more information, visit www.kevinguest.com.
USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA), a global leader in health and wellness products, has long recognized the importance of effective communication in building a successful business. Since its inception in 1992, USANA has focused on clear and concise communication to build trust with its customers and distributors in 24 countries, in which it plans to open operations. India this year.
Tim BrownSincere Communication
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