Author: Karen Wendt

Karen is President of SwissFinTechLadies, serial entrepreneur, scientist and editor of Sustainable Finance. She advises companies in the digital transformation that includes sustainability in its DNA. She was named "Investment Banker of the Year 2020" by Prestige Awards. Her latest publication together with Katharina Miller The Fourth Industrial Revolution will soon be published by Springer Palgrave MacMillan.

Corporate growth without a healthy level of emotional intelligence among employees is virtually impossible, say Karen Wendt and Joan Graci. Mixed teams, women at the top of companies and emotional intelligence are equally clear guarantees of success. “A leader’s intelligence has to have a strong emotional component. He has to have high levels of self-awareness, maturity and self-control. She must be able to withstand heat, handle setbacks and when those lucky moments arise, enjoy success with equal parts joy and humility. No doubt emotional intelligence is more rare than book smarts, but my experience says it is actually more important…

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