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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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Constantly Confused: Empathy & Sympathy. The Difference & Why It Matters

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand....

May 20, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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Rejected By 12 Publishers. The Most Successful Book Series in History.

“You know you’ve found the hidden wisdom in your deepest scar when you view it as your greatest gift.” — J.K. Rowling

Apr 2, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- General Business

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4 Ways to Improve Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is defined as an individual’s ability to sense, understand and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions to facilitate higher levels of collaboration and productivity. Emotional intelligence is often referred to as emotional quotient (EQ) as the terms are interchangeable.

Mar 17, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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The Dark Side of the Psyche: 8 Archetypes From Film & TV

Looking back through years of email newsletter statistics, the single thing I find most surprising is that "12 Annoying Office Personalities” remains, by far, our most clicked blog post of all time. 

Mar 7, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology

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30 Interesting Statistics on Emotional Intelligence

We have been conducting a series of internal projects to see what sort of statistics are available on a broad range of workplace topics including leadership, teams, culture, diversity, millennials, engagement, and recruitment. From a larger collection of over 200 statistics relevant to emotional intelligence, here are a few that caught our attention.

Oct 31, 2018

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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The Highest Form of Human Intelligence

“The Indian philosopher J. Krishnamurti once remarked that observing without evaluating is the highest form of human intelligence. When I first read this statement, the thought 'What nonsense' shot through my mind before I realised that I had just made an evaluation.” — Marshall Rosenberg

Oct 9, 2018

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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The Biggest Problem With the DISC Assessment

“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.”— Abraham Maslow, The Psychology of Science (1966), p15

Sep 24, 2018

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Motivators & Drivers- DISC Profile

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