Social Intelligence and Leadership

Have you ever noticed that some people can put others under their spell? They can just start talking and you are laser beamed in. These people tend to be in leadership situations, either explicitly or implicitly.  Well, it turns out our brains have a function for this. Here is an intro video from HBR on the subject of social intelligence:

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About benleeson
My name is Ben Leeson. I currently work for a large financial company in IT. I went to school at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. I graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration concentrating in HR. Professor William Brown taught me and I enjoyed his classes; even acquiring an appreciation for just about all things HR. I didn’t pursue a job in that field after college but I’ve kept up with it. This blog will further my fascination with all things HR. I hope to grow my knowledge of the area through thoughtful writings and spirited feedback. I will attempt to have a fairly routine style so anyone reading can come to expect certain segments. Please excuse my incorrect grammar and occasional misspelling.

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