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Theo Winter

Theo Winter
Client Services Manager, Writer & Researcher. Theo is one of the youngest professionals in the world to earn an accreditation in TTI Success Insight's suite of psychometric assessments. For more than a decade, he worked with hundreds of HR, L&D and OD professionals and consultants to improve engagement, performance and emotional intelligence of leaders and their teams. He authored the book "40 Must-Know Business Models for People Leaders."

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The Limits of Humility: 5 Zones of Ego

“I gave you my ship because I saw greatness in you. And now, I see you haven’t got an ounce of humility… You violated a dozen Starfleet regulations and almost got everyone under your command killed… you think you’re infallible...

Mar 6, 2020

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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3 Signs You Are Surrounded By Low EQ People

“Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.” — the twitter user @debihope (according to Quote Investigator)

Feb 17, 2020

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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Questions for Coaching: 85 All-Purpose Killer Questions

What follows is a list of all-purpose questions that, while perhaps best suited to coaching conversations, can be applied to a wide variety of contexts, supplementing any facilitator or curious human’s mental tool kit. Mix, match or re-mould as you see fit.

Jan 28, 2020

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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The Astoundingly Positive Power Of 3 Awful Words

In my time wading through the treacherous, murky waters of self-development literature trying desperately to make sense of what’s signal and what’s noise, what’s just a Band-Aid fix and what’s hitting upon deep truth...

Jan 28, 2020

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Final Post For 2019: The Fisherman, The Industrialist, & The Wizard

I remember once chancing across a business cartoon in which workers were looking at a sign on the office wall that displayed only the word FASTER. The company’s new mission statement, we learn. Somewhat cynically, my first thought was, At least management is being honest.

Dec 15, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- General Business

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Coaching Framework: The Growth Rings

“What makes you comfortable will ruin you, and only in a state of discomfort can you continually grow.” — Bill Eckstrom. According to Bill Eckstrom, there are 4 main zones of growth but only one where growth truly occurs. 

Dec 13, 2019

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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100 New Years Resolutions - Ideas For Inspiration

Honestly, I think it’s fair to question the value of writing anything on this subject, but perhaps, like me, this is the first year you find yourself really thinking about and reflecting on New Year’s Resolutions. Am I an idiot for setting (or not setting) one? Does it really matter? What goals are most common?

Dec 11, 2019

Topics: General Business

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Tim Ferriss & A Furious Monkey Reveal the Most Important Lesson on Emotional Intelligence

“We don’t respond to what happens; we respond to our perception of what happens… it’s with our minds we create the world.” — Gabor Maté. I’m always on the lookout for materials and resources to share with facilitators, trainers, coaches, consultants, and learning professionals (that is to say, our newsletter readers)...

Nov 14, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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