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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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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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