Tag: EQ

Eliminate Habits That Are Holding You Back

Eliminate Habits That Are Holding You Back Are bad habits holding you back?  Discover success both personally and professionally by taking control over bad habits and making permanent changes to improve yourself. You have the power to create positive habits for yourself. Self-control is essential in breaking bad habits and it has huge implications for… Read more »

Succession Planning: Not Just for Retirement

Succession Planning: Not Just for Retirement Succession has commonly been thought of as for the purpose of retirement. While true, it is also a way that you can open your company up for a new opportunity. Every business should have a succession plan in order to carry on into the future. What if succession planning… Read more »

5 Bad Habits Millennials Need To Avoid

5 Bad Habits Millennials Need To Avoid Millennials are often viewed as a generation of self-centered, entitled, and demanding individuals. While that may be an overreaction to the truth, there are some things that millennials in the workforce should be mindful of today. Stereotypes can be difficult to overcome, but it’s worth it for millennials… Read more »

Exceptional Leaders Plan and Take Appropriate Action

Exceptional Leaders Plan and Take Appropriate Action In our four quadrant model, the upper right (the exterior individual objective) consists of one’s physical body and one’s behavior. Exceptional leaders take appropriate action in light of all the other quadrants, i.e. their individual internal dynamics such as personality and values (upper left quadrant); the collective internal… Read more »

Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence In One Step

Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence In One Step People are generally more reactive than proactive which often can be a good thing. For instance, avoiding an accident while driving with quick reflexes, or your reflexes when a spider lands on you. (I know I personally move like Bruce Lee when one gets on me) However, there… Read more »

6 Ways to Help Gauge Your Productivity

6 Ways to Help Gauge Your Productivity Are you productive or are you constantly busy? There is a major difference. Both types of individuals can get their to-do-lists done and can stay up to date on their schedule. However, the person that is truly productive will focus on things that have a greater impact on… Read more »

THE IMPORTANCE OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Like many concepts, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (EQ) is something people knew about and described for years before someone (in this case, Daniel Goleman) hung a label on it that stuck. EQ was a clever play on words—IQ was short for Intelligence Quotient, and EQ has become short for the intelligence that extends beyond sheer brain power—the… Read more »

THE ART OF RELATING: JOHN RAY’S SECRET SAUCE Part II – The Real Recipe

by Norman Lanier, Ph.D, Corporate Psychologist & Executive Coach For those of you who were able to delay gratification, we have John Ray’s Secret Sauce recipe and we are going to share it—including all of the ingredients. As you may recall from last time, years ago I was consulting with a company in Talladega, Alabama. It was… Read more »