Engineered to Lead: Emotional Intelligence - Why Leadership Is Like Calculus

Date Added: Mar 2010
Format: PDF

When engineers get to the point in their career where they transition from individual contributors to engineering leaders, they find they are trying to solve more difficult problems. All too often, engineering leaders rely solely on their logically thinking mind and keep doing those things that contributed to their success in the past. This makes a lot of sense because their ability to think logically has helped them to be successful in an engineer's world. The continued use of logic served them well in the engineering curriculum at college, and as individual contributors in the earlier stages of their professional careers.