Leadership

Three Habits of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders

Three Habits of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders

Do you know what it means to be truly emotionally intelligent? And do you know what it takes to put emotional intelligence into practice? According to Psychology Today, there are actually three skills involved in emotional intelligence: Awareness, not just of your own emotions, but also of those around you, as well. The ability to apply that awareness to problem…

Increase Performance By Turning Conflicts Into Creation And Innovation

Increase Performance By Turning Conflicts Into Creation And Innovation

Every leader dreams of having a cohesive team with employees who enjoy working together and can collaborate in a productive, innovative, and harmonious manner. Unfortunately, though, that’s just not possible all of the time. People have strong opinions and differing viewpoints. Sometimes personalities mesh, and sometimes they clash. And you cannot predict and avoid every tense situation or conflict. So…

Redefining the Modern Day Career Path

Redefining the Modern Day Career Path

The days of working for one company until you retire are just about behind us. Climbing the ladder of the corporate world used to rule the day. It was an era where company loyalty was often awarded by promotions and advancements through the ranks, leading employees to remain with the same company until the day they decide to hang up…

Leadership Gap – Avoid Feeling Like An Imposter

Leadership Gap – Avoid Feeling Like An Imposter

It is reported that 99 out of 100 leaders around the globe have felt like an imposter at some stage in their career. During these moments, leaders feel that they are not worthy of the position and title that they have been granted. They may be able to put on a good face in front of those they are meant…

Team work Takes Team Building

Team work Takes Team Building

Do you have any interest in team sports? What about professional team sports? If so, imagine your favorite team of the moment. Now, imagine them hitting the field, court, ice or whatever surface they’ll play on, without a moment’s practice. Even if that team is comprised of the sport’s best players ever, without that practice it is unlikely they’ll get…

Clarity and Leadership

Clarity and Leadership

In recent reports on the qualities of optimal leadership, it was noted that most individuals in leadership positions see themselves as tasked exclusively and strictly with: Planning Decision making Developing structure Identifying sustainable processes and practices The goal of leadership may vary slightly, most agreed, but those responsibilities seemed to be a universal set of clear obligations for those labeled…

The Importance of Dealing with Stress at Work

The Importance of Dealing with Stress at Work

Sooner or later, no matter the job title or the company, people are going to experience stress at work. In fact, the American Psychological Association conducted surveys recently which indicated nearly two-thirds of Americans list work as a prime source for stress. Further studies showed about one-third of employees experiencing chronic work stress, while only 36 percent of those surveyed…

Is Fear Standing in the Way of Your Success?

Is Fear Standing in the Way of Your Success?

Have you ever put off doing something because you weren’t sure of how it might turn out? If so, you’re not alone. So many of us are afraid of failing the neurosis has its own medical diagnosis (atychiphobia, the irrational fear of failing).   The thing is, it’s almost impossible to go through life without experiencing some kind of failure.…

Every Business Needs Solid Communication Skills

Every Business Needs Solid Communication Skills

Since the dawn of mankind, communication has been a necessary skill. Whether in grunts and groans or more formal sounds, the ability to communicate was needed for everyday survival. There was a means of expressing danger, anger, happiness, and sorrow in sounds that other people recognized and understood. Today language is sophisticated and precise in both verbal and written forms.…

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