Four Emotionally Intelligent Leaders You Should Follow On Twitter

Four Emotionally Intelligent Leaders You Should Follow On Twitter

Leadership | Posted by YouInc.com - May 3, 2017 at 12:30 am
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Whether you’re a manager looking for advice or an entrepreneur who likes to work on self-improvement, here are four people to follow on Twitter. They’ll give you stories and insights to become more emotionally intelligent. 

          

Khe Hy, Founder, RadReads, @khemaridh
New Yorker Khe Hy writes the popular weekly newsletter, RadReads, and challenges founders and investors to get uncomfortable in their lives and work. 

WHAT HE TWEETS ABOUT:

Our vulnerabilities as humans in business and how facing emotions like fear can help us become better leaders

Tips to become better performers in our work like how to take notes while reading

WHY FOLLOW:

Challenge your insecurities in business and life whether you have a fear of failure, being a fraud, or missing out on valuable time with your family 

Read his personal stories of recovery: He’s honest. He shares his mistakes, fears, and learnings, which is hard to come by in business

          

Beth Comstock, CMO, General Electric, @bethcomstock
Beth Comstock is responsible to help GE grow and innovate. She has openly discussed being an introvert in the big business world, and why tension can be a good emotion in business. 

WHAT SHE TWEETS ABOUT:

Articles that challenge how we can be greater to ourselves and others. Here’s a sample of stories she recently shared: how bright colours change the way we think; how baking can teach you about making decisions at work; and the psychological flaws that keep us from greatness

WHY FOLLOW:

Lessons from a leader without the business talk. Comstock is authentic and wonderful at sharing what she’s reading from lesser known blogs to big publications

          

Waqas Ali, Co-founder, Markhor, @waqasali
Waqas Ali launched his first startup from Pakistan. In 2015, Markhor graduated from Y Combinator. 

WHAT HE TWEETS ABOUT:

Human connection in the worlds of travel and design to science and politics

Life and business in San Francisco covering communication, nature, and relationships. He also shares his observations from other business valleys like Nairobi and Pakistan 

WHY FOLLOW:

To learn to connect as human-to-human in business. Ali has a foot in Pakistan and a foot in San Francisco working with craftsman in small villages and investors in Silicon Valley

          
 
Whitney Johnson, Author, Disrupt Yourself,
@johnsonwhitney
Whitney Johnson is a management thinker, and hosts the podcast, Disrupt Yourself.

WHAT SHE TWEETS ABOUT:

Character building advice and guidance for leaders and managers

What she’s reading, like Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Option B 

WHY FOLLOW:

Glean a wide range of perspectives on how to be empathetic and deal with emotions in business. For example, how to deal with stress, and how peer pressure not incentives help people change

Interviews with authors likes Susan Cain on introversion from Johnson’s podcast, Disrupt Yourself. 

Who do you love to follow to learn something new? Share their Twitter handles in the comments below. 

Tags: business, emotional intelligence, eq, leaders, leadership advice, self-improvement, social media, twitter

Kristen Marano

Kristen Marano is a writer based in Toronto, Canada, and Perth, Australia. She’s passionate about connecting women in business to share honest stories and perspectives about the emotional challenges of their work. Follow Kristen on Twitter at Twitter.com/KristenMarano

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