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Emotions are Contagious

How can managers navigate uncertainty, lead with emotional intelligence and foster psychological safety in the current environment? Some of the answers lie within the current context of the present state as outlined in the table below.

Nov 24, 2020

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology

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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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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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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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7 Traits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

Emotional intelligence (or EQ) is a hot button topic these days, especially in the workplace. It is widely believed, and rightly so, that individuals with high emotional intelligence tend to better manage the rigours and stresses found regularly in the workplace. Some people even argue that having a high EQ is more important than having a high IQ.

Oct 11, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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In a Nutshell: Wheel of Emotions

Robert Plutchik (1927 – 2006) was an American psychologist and professor who received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and was professor emeritus at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Plutchik published numerous books on the subject of emotion and authored or co-authored more than 265 articles.

Aug 30, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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3 Simple Yet Powerful EQ Lessons From Film

Because blogs stuffed with words like Actionable, Integrated, Deliverability, and Customer-centric are already fairly well represented, what I like to do here is provide a sanctuary for those who need a brief respite from the aggressive overuse of business jargon and speak human for a moment to those who might be in search of something different... 

Jul 22, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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