Leaders: How To Be Highly Valued

As a leader, it is important to be highly valued. While there are many leadership attributes that add to a leader's value, one of the most critical though is to have the ability to create  harmony in the workplace and get the feedback you need to be effective. Doing this focuses you and your employees on being […]

How Do You Respond to Tragedy?

  This isn’t the post I thought I would write today. However, with the horrific theater rampage less than 48 hours ago, I feel compelled to comment about tragedies since they often happen when we least expect them. Let me begin by saying I am thinking of two types of tragedies: those caused by nature […]

How To Be Socially Aware Using Social Radar

With the holiday season approaching, there is the possibility of many more social interactions. It's about this time of year that we look at our calendar and start adding some of these opportunities. Sometimes, it can be almost like creating a master plan right up until January 2nd. Hopefully, your goal is to include the […]

Leadership: How Emotional Intelligence Helps

There has been an increase in requests for the training I do in the area of Emotional Intelligence over the last two years. According to the 2011 Sherpa Executive Coaching survey, there is renewed interest in helping emerging leaders get better at their role. Emerging leaders want personal development that increases confidence, motivation and communication […]

Emotional Intelligence Sharpens Your Effectiveness

We have all heard of IQ (intelligence quotient) which measures our intellectual ability and often predicts school performance. However, the idea of Emotional Intelligence (EI) or Emotional Quotient (EQ) is not as well known or understood. Do you know that EI may determine as much as 80% of your life success? EI determines only about […]

Basic Steps To Be More Resilient

Resilience is a composite of skills or abilities that are learned over time. It is an important factor in Emotional Intelligence which is necessary for forming and keeping healthy relationships, being successful at work and maintaining your physical health. Resilience has been said to be essential to being a mature, emotionally healthy adult. When things […]

Facts to Know about Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence looks at how we handle ourselves and our relationships. It is your ability to think intelligently about your feelings regarding events and how your thoughts and feelings influence your actions. In work situations, new measures of success require not only being smart, well trained, and experienced but also how well you handle yourself […]