Tag: Emotional Intelligence

Podcast Episode #17 – Connection and Intimacy is out

Podcast Episode #17 – Connection and Intimacy is out

The new podcast episode of The Goodlife Podcast is out. Connection and intimacy is an ongoing conversation between our selves and the world inside and outside of ourselves. Vernice and I take you on a journey of how this kind of conversation might look like. We might connect with someone through the portals of their eyes. Shared vulnerability is involved…

Podcast Episode #16 is Out

Podcast Episode #16 is Out

The new podcast episode of thegoodlifepodcast.org is out. Vernice and I explore the topic authenticity and compare our definition, understanding and experience of it. You can find, listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here. You can also listen and subscribe on the website. Enjoy!

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…

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…

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.…

How Good Assumptions Can Turn Bad

How Good Assumptions Can Turn Bad

Leadership involves making a lot of judgment calls. You are your team’s decision maker and driver. You create a positive work environment, and you supply the tools and resources your team members need to do their jobs. As a result, when faced with a challenge of any kind, you’re going to have to find a way to make the right…

Reflection Provides The Right Conditions For Learning

Reflection Provides The Right Conditions For Learning

This time of the year is a seasonal invitation for reflection on your personal life as well as your business. The coldness of the winter season in the Northern hemisphere leads us to spend more time inside warm homes, maybe enjoying a hot tea in front of a fireplace or a glass of red wine while reading the latest NYT…

Leading as a Conscious Parent

Leading as a Conscious Parent

Conscious leadership is not just an abstract concept or a label that you can give yourself. If you are truly going to be a conscious leader, your intention is to always reveal the system to itself or in other words to reveal life, the universe to itself. This is how conscious leaders cultivate consciousness. By revealing life to itself, we…

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