Bob and Alex talk about a list of the top five companies that are know for leadership development.  GE, no surprise, is at the top of that list.  But there are also important points to consider if you are not in one of these larger corporations, not the least of which is whether or not there are leadership development activities going on there.  Bob contends that one of the most important activities is that of assessment, a data driven review of wheat one's strengths and weaknesses are.  Self awareness is at the top of the list, and that characteristic is at the core of emotional intelligence.