Category Archives: Emotional Intelligence

Best Method Ever to Motivate People

Think about a time when someone went out of their way to tell you about how great you are. Even better was when they told someone else, right?  Maybe it was an email from a coworker and your boss was … Continue reading

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Generations at Work – Strengthen your team by understanding how age groups differ

Most workplaces are multigenerational, which is a good thing. In any office setting you may see recent college grads mixing it up with those twice their age. While this office diversity can make for a great team, it’s important to … Continue reading

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Get ready to get Uncomfortable

Life is uncomfortable. We often get tired, hungry, thirsty, itchy… Sometimes it’s too hot, too cold, too bright, too dark, too noisy, too smelly… And that’s just a typical day. On a bad day there may be pain, anxiety, sadness, and stress. On top … Continue reading

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How to Behave When you Get Tough Feedback

When I was much younger, a boss of mine gave me some tough feedback. Basically she told me I was burnt out and my emotions were getting the better of me. When looking back, was absolutely true. She was blunt and to the point … Continue reading

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Drama in the Workplace

We love drama. It makes for great TV, great theater, and great stories. But when it happens at work, it’s not so great. The bottom line is, the more drama you have, less gets done. Think about the last time … Continue reading

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How to Have a Difficult Conversations

We all have them, or at least we should be having them. Difficult conversations are essential for a successful manager but they can be the last thing we want to do. I had a long history of avoiding difficult conversations. Like most, … Continue reading

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