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The Sexism Case Everybody is Talking About

Everybody is talking about Uber, but this time not as the poster child for digital disruption. The $70 billion ride-sharing company has come under intense public scrutiny in recent weeks amid claims of a toxic culture rife with sexism and sexual harassment.

Mar 7, 2017

Topics: Leadership- Emotional Intelligence

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8 Warning Signs You Lack Emotional Intelligence

Here are some of the less obvious indicators that you might not be as emotionally intelligent as you thought.

Feb 19, 2017

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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Trump, Kardashian & the Onslaught of Narcissism

“I was always dreaming about very powerful people—dictators and things like that. I was always impressed by people who could be remembered for hundreds of years, or even like Jesus, being remembered for thousands of years.”—Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1977

Jan 25, 2017

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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Against Empathy: Yale Psychology Professor Claims Empathy is Bad

An article in the Wall Street Journal is making waves. Its author has a bone to pick with… wait for it… empathy. Yes, you read that correctly. Some guy on the internet has a problem with empathy. And he’s got a news flash for all of us: empathy is bad, m’kay.

Dec 13, 2016

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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16 Scientific Studies Linked to Happiness

What, according to science, makes people happy? We’ve summarised a collection of popular and/or interesting studies below.

Aug 29, 2016

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional Quotient (EQ) in Leadership Development


Becoming more emotionally intelligent is the implied goal of virtually all leadership training. Once introduced to emotional intelligence and the impact that emotions have on team performance...

Aug 6, 2016

Topics: Leadership- Emotional Intelligence

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The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence

The following 20 points build a case for how emotional intelligence contributes to the bottom line in an organisation. Based on data from a variety of sources, this article is a valuable tool for leaders who need to make the case in their own organisations.

Jun 1, 2016

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional Quotient (EQ): INFOGRAPHIC


This infographic serves as an introduction to the Emotional Quotient (EQ) profile, which measures 5 core dimensions of emotional intelligence, and includes a description of each factor, famous characters from movies as examples, who created the assessment, and the importance of EQ in business.

May 15, 2016

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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