What Emotional Intelligence Skills Are Needed?
This is from a series of short videos making up an interview I conducted with Nick Hicks of Commutateur and his video series "If Medicines Could Talk" discussing my published article in BioProcess International - "Innovative Leadership in Drug Discovery" - click here to access the full article
Nick Hicks If you had to summarize the three main characteristics of emotional intelligence, which these are R&D leaders, now show, now need to show, what would they be?
Jennifer Chase Empathy is clearly one. Comfortable with constant risk is another. Audacity, maintaining focus on the patient need is very important and also the ability to delegate; a drug is not put to the market by one person alone. It's a network. And that ability to delegate is clearly a skill that all scientific leaders need today.