Tag Archives: emotional intelligence

How to Become More Influential

We all love to hear ourselves talk. Our brains actually light up and we feel good. But, if  we are blinded by our own thoughts, we’re not leaving room for others to contribute. They turn off. Think how this affects “how deals … Continue reading

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Is Your Communication Style Draining Your Team’s Energy?

By Judith E. Glaser We are all familiar with the “chemistry” factor in relationships and the chemical attraction metaphor; now we are learning that such insights are more than metaphor— they are reality! Positive comments and conversations provide a temporary … Continue reading

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The Power of Language to Shape the Workplace

Conversational Intelligence + The Neuroscience of Conversations For the past 20 years, new discoveries at neuroscience research centers have been revealing new and healthy ways to handle negative emotions. Since conventional wisdom suggests that it’s better to not to discuss … Continue reading

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Effective Business Communication Skills – Living in the Other Person’s Shoes

You have a great idea or project but you need to get support from your boss or the engineering department. Many people think the way to do this is by honing their effective communication skills.  Problem is they focus on the mechanics of … Continue reading

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What’s Your Default Setting as a Boss?

Your default setting can also be called your comfort zone. This is the behavior you tend to exhibit when faced with certain situations. As a leader, you want to be aware of these so that you have a choice of … Continue reading

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Richard Branson Leadership Training Video

The “Corner Office” column in the New York Times is a rich resource for leadership advice. Usually, there’s a pearl of wisdom or two you can take and practice to become a better leader. This week’s column featured F. Mark Gumz, the … Continue reading

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3 Examples of Great Leadership

I know a great CFO, who I used to work with and who is now very successful in his career.  I’m convinced he succeeded because he has the highest emotional intelligence of just about anyone I know and he’s a very … Continue reading

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How to Build Great Culture, Teams and Leadership

Starbucks’ founder Howard Schultz was recently interviewed for the New York Times Corner Office column about how to build great culture, leadership and teams. Guess which part of the organization he thinks is most important to its success?  Marketing? Manufacturing? … Continue reading

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Leadership Skills and Self Awareness

If you’re in the business of talent acquisition or global strategic sourcing, you might not be worried about your best talent bolting. After all, we still have high unemployment numbers. But, what happens when your competition takes a different strategy and realizes your team … Continue reading

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