It has never been more important for leaders to master their own emotional and cognitive intelligence.
In times of crisis everyone is under elevated levels of stress, but leaders bear a greater responsibility to manage their responses with equanimity and empathy.
EQ and IQ are important to effective decision-making, but science is revealing that these intelligences begin in our bodies, as part of a complex system of neurochemicals and hormones.
This system can be refined through basic behavioural changes that lead to increased individual and organisational performance.
Claire Dale and Patricia Peyton are experts in somatic optimisation and are authors of the groundbreaking book, Physical Intelligence.