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As Agile Teams Move At Lightning Speed, They Must Double Down On Emotional Intelligence

In an agile environment, project teams must communicate and collaborate without missing a beat. But with so many quick-hit standup meetings and blunt talk, thoughtful engagement can often get lost in the fast-paced shuffle—and that can be a problem. Emotional intelligence (EI)—the ability to identify and manage one's emotions and the emotions of others—can buoy an agile team.
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