The importance of Emotional Intelligence in construction

July 18, 2018

Working in construction means that – as well as technical skills – individuals need to be great at collaboration. And that’s not just working within an established team.

With Joint Ventures (JV) and complex tenders, multi-disciplinary and multi-company teams often come together and are assessed as a unit. When successfully awarded a project, there’s no bedding in period. Each team has to hit the ground running. And repeat this process, time and time again.

Our Consultant Director Jill Pennington, discusses in Building.co.uk how terms like Emotional Intelligence can be easily misunderstood or misinterpreted within the construction environment. It’s not a soft skill. It’s about helping teams perform at their collective best.

Read the full article here.