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Models of Emotional Intelligence

There is great debate around who is the founder or creator of the field of Emotional Intelligence. Many people passionately debate the merits of one person's model as opposed to another, with whole websites dedicated to this subject.

May 7, 2016

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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The Evidence for Mindfulness: A Research Summary for the Corporate Sceptic


Often touted as the equivalent of going to the gym for the mind, mindfulness is an emergent phenomenon that promises relief for busy professionals—asking them to slow down, stop, sit, relax, breathe, and find a moment to be in the present. Indeed, sitting silently is fast becoming the new hurrying hysterically.

Feb 23, 2016

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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Trump: A Case Study in How EQ Impacts DISC


When it comes to the DISC assessment, there are few better examples of a “core” dominance (D) style than The Donald.

Aug 24, 2015

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- DISC Profile

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The Most Destructive Force in the Universe


"Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us”. So begins a Huffington Post article written a couple of weeks ago.
Aug 22, 2015

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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In a Nutshell: Emotional Intelligence (Goleman Model)


Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is now firmly established in business as a term that, for many professionals, replaces “people skills” and “soft skills.” EI came into the public spotlight when Daniel Goleman published “Emotional Intelligence, Why It Can Matter More Than IQ” in 1995; however, the study of different forms of intelligence began long before the book.
Aug 18, 2015

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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EQ, the News, & Cecil the Lion


For many people nowadays, the news is the first thing they see in the morning before arriving at work and the last thing they check as they wind down before bed. In the UK, the BBC news website is visited by 20 million people five times a day.

Aug 3, 2015

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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Disney Brings EQ to the Big Screen


Character's Emotional Growth Part of Film's Metaphorical Journey. We can’t experience true joy until we’ve experienced true sadness. This is when we learn empathy, the pathway to emotional maturity.

Jul 13, 2015

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Famous Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Characters

 


Below are a few famous examples from film and TV to help highlight the 5 core competencies of emotional intelligence. For each competency, we have used a character who represents a low score and a different character who represents high score.

May 15, 2015

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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