Getting promoted to boss gives you the opportunity to shine a light on yourself and the people you are responsible for. Here’s how to do it.
What is it about the hummingbird that captures our attention? How do these tiny creatures stir up such joyous, youthful emotions and excitement in even the most hardened of people? They’re enigmatic creatures, symbolic of love, joy, happiness, life, energy, and more, but there must be something deeper that holds our attention on them. As […]
Term: Spontaneous Collaborative Unanimity Definition: a group of strangers suddenly acting from unanimous emotional intelligence to help another person. Usage: I saw a beautiful act of spontaneous collaborative unanimity today when 3 people rushed to the side of a man having a seizure. This morning, I read a post about such an act. A pregnant […]
Transform your leadership capacity by making peace with the past. You can become an intentional leader.
There’s no shortage of social media posts about gratitude – it’s that time of year. Gratitude comes easy in November, but what about February or August – how do you sustain it all year long? What is gratitude? I’m a word nerd, so I did some internet research on the meaning of gratitude. The GNU […]
You’ve noticed how easily you become distressed by the volatility in social media posts. What starts as sincere conviction about a topic quickly digresses into personal insults or worse. Your humanity is both cause and cure for the way your conversations do harm or good. And you have emotional intelligence tools to manage yourself so […]
Summer reminds me of my grandfather because it was his favorite time to go fishing. He liked to wake up early so we could be on the lake by sunrise and home before the relentless Texas heat bore down on us. Our fishing trips included lots of conversation, which is probably better described as me […]
Emotional intelligence is one of the most powerful tools any leader can sharpen. Here’s how I applied it in my role as a leader.