"A survey of 75 members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council rated self-awareness as the most important capability for leaders to develop. Executives need to know where their natural inclinations lie in order to boost them or compensate for them. Self-awareness is about identifying personal idiosyncrasies — the characteristics that executives take to be the norm but actually represent the exception."
-MIT Sloan Management Review
A Leadership 360 with EQ Metrics
Using the Leadership Vital Signs (LVS) Assessment you can obtain a 360 view of how effective any leader is. A core competency of Emotional Intelligence is self awareness making the LVS the ideal tool for leadership 360s. This is not a "soft-skill", self aware leaders perform better, have more engaged teams and generate more revenue and results.
"Companies with higher rates of return on stock also have employees with fewer personal blind spots. Self-awareness—a characteristic essential to career success and improved executive leadership— also appears to correlate with overall company financial performance."