Why write or read about emotional intelligence and its importance as a leadership skill? On a very practical level, increased measure of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership, result in increased productivity and financial return measures. An increased transparency of operation and stress is important in the work environment and increases job satisfaction and employee retention. The importance of Emotional Intelligence in effective leadership is of vital importance in the work place and the well-being of all employees. Dr. Roberts’ research is clear, concise, and readable language, is an excellent text to present this emerging topic. This topic from a Christian perspective is an approach that is uncommon in secular manuals, and will enhance the work environment and employee satisfaction.