There was once a time when a leaders’ style was the blueprint for every interaction. Subordinates were expected to modify their own behavior in order to work successfully with that leader.
But in the 25 years since the publication of Daniel Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence, many businesses have recognized that a successful team dynamic necessitates first understanding one’s own motivations, behavior styles, and internal biases and then understanding the same for each other team member. Then modifying our behavior to achieve the teams’ goal with as little friction as possible.
Our guest this episode is Adrian Porter. Adrian is a Vice President at the Austin Alliance Group and will be discussing Navigating Team Dynamics using Emotional Intelligence at Fort Worth HR’s Strategic Mindset Conference on September 17th.
During this thirty-minute episode, Mike and Adrian discuss emotional intelligence, measuring EQ, and adult’s core behaviors and whether they can be changed.
About our Guest:
Adrian Porter possesses a diverse business background that includes over 20 years in corporate administrative positions such as VP of Administration, Office Manager, Project Management Administrator, and Executive Assistant.
She has a proven track record of guiding business owners and C-Suite executive leaders to shine. She is the implementer; she gets great joy out of helping others be successful. Around the office, she is often known as the “hot pink duct tape”. Her superpower is finding the right place for all of the pieces and creating a beautiful ensemble.
With experience in a number of industries including Title Companies, Finance, Civil Engineering, and Human Resources Consulting, Adrian’s career is filled with success stories of helping executives build the business of the business while they concentrate on the development of their product or service.
Adrian joined the team at Austin Alliance Group in 2019 as VP of Administration & Client Experience. She enjoys all aspects of office administration, content development and facilitating client learning experiences.
Adrian holds an AAS in Business Administration and is a Certified Facilitator in the proven communication tool Everything DiSC®.
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