Never Stop Working on EQ

In a previous post, What is EQ, and What’s in it for You?, we looked at the difference between EQ and IQ, and what that difference means for people at work. It’s true that more research supports the existence of an “EQ edge”. To go a little deeper, EQ isn’t something...

How Professionals Curb Covid-19 Anxiety

If you’re a professional struggling with feelings of powerlessness and uncertainty, it’s probably difficult for you to sit idly by waiting for the latest news updates and troubling market reports. Many of us in the business community are finding it hard to concentrate...

Survival Tips for Teams in Uncertain Times

As Covid-19 descends upon our country, those of us in the business community are grappling with an ever-changing reality. Many business leaders are making difficult choices and piecing together plans to move forward through unprecedented challenges. Employees and...

4 Ways to Stay Ahead of the Coronavirus

This image is from a scanning electron microscope. COVID-19 coronavirus is seen in yellow, emerging from cells (in blue and pink) cultured in the lab.  NIAID-RML The Coronavirus, or Covid-19 is affecting companies due to the ripple effect across US business and...

What is EQ? And What’s In It for You?

What is EQ? In the coming years, you’ll probably start hearing a lot more about “EQ” and “emotional intelligence.” These terms refer to a person’s ability to detect and empathize with other people’s emotions and also the ability for a person to interpret and regulate...

How to Survive Tough Talks with Your Boss

Sometimes, the worst part about a hard conversation is all the time you spend stewing about it. There’s often a lot of anxiety around not knowing exactly what you’ll say and not knowing how the person will react. In other cases, you know both of these things...

What Employees Want Most from You

Intentional leadership is another way of describing leadership with focus. You know when it’s present in an organization and you know when it’s missing. Organizations with focused leaders are generally more productive, competitive, and harmonious in terms of their...

Give Your New Leaders A Running Start to Success

As we enter another year of the longest labor shortage on record in the US, many companies will struggle to fill roles on all levels. Leadership roles can be some of the most difficult and costly roles to secure, with a smaller pool of qualified candidates available....

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