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5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.
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...and remember: We are ALL leaders. At the very least, we are leading our own lives.

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Change Your Habits with a Good Checklist

Change Your Habits with a Good Checklist | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
When I was 21, the U.S. Navy taught me how to fly an airplane.We practiced for a while in a flight simulator, and eventually the opportunity came to do the real thing.With an instructor sitting
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Good checklist = Good emotional intelligence factor

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How To Improve Listening Skills

How To Improve Listening Skills | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
When we learn how to improve listening skills our relationships benefit.
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Listening is at the foundation of effective communication; which is the basis for happy, healthy and harmonious relationships; which is the beginning of building powerful communities; which is the essence of positive global change.

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How Emotional Intelligence Helps the Bottom Line - Knowledge@Wharton

How Emotional Intelligence Helps the Bottom Line - Knowledge@Wharton | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
How Emotional Intelligence Helps the Bottom Line by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.
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Emotional Intelligence and more profits.

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Google's Chade-Meng Tan Wants You to Search Inside Yourself for Inner (and World) Peace - Knowledge@Wharton

Google's Chade-Meng Tan Wants You to Search Inside Yourself for Inner (and World) Peace - Knowledge@Wharton | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
Google's Chade-Meng Tan Wants You to Search Inside Yourself for Inner (and World) Peace by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.
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Emotional intelligence for inner peace...and world peace.

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American education and the IQ trap - Los Angeles Times

American education and the IQ trap - Los Angeles Times | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
American education and the IQ trap
Los Angeles Times
Research suggests that identifying these specific cognitive skills, not a single global IQ score, has the greatest value for determining who will benefit from various educational programs.
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So much truth here...we have created a limited view of intelligence, when in reality everyone is intelligent. Our education system should help each child find their unique intelligence.

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An Unexpected Act of Kindness From an Industry That Doesn't Care

An Unexpected Act of Kindness From an Industry That Doesn't Care | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
If you think airlines stopped caring about everyone but their elite-level "high value" passengers long ago, you'll want to hear Dick and Zoe Hannah's heartwarming story that — I've
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Emotional intelligence meets random acts of kindness and common sense.

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Upgrade Your Leadership Skills- Learn How to Use KPIs to Measure Employee Performance | Incedo Group

Upgrade Your Leadership Skills- Learn How to Use KPIs to Measure Employee Performance | Incedo Group | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
How do you hope to accomplish all these? The answer lies in improving your leadership skills and using key performance indicators (KPI) to track everyone’s progress.
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The One Thing Successful People Never Do

The One Thing Successful People Never Do | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
Success comes in all shapes and colours. You can be successful in your job and career but you can equally be successful in your marriage, at sports or a hobby. Whatever success you are after there is
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Never give up...never. Seems like this should one of the top five rules of living an emotionally intelligent life!

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Which of The 4 Levels of Listening Do You…Squirrel…Use?

Which of The 4 Levels of Listening Do You…Squirrel…Use? | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
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Active listening is one of the primary cornerstones of Emotional Intelligence...and all great, lasting relationships.

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Garth Sanginiti's curator insight, July 24, 2013 8:02 PM

Via Monica Wofford, "In fact, there are four levels of listening and we carry out all of them, but I bet you can identify which one is most effective. Keep in mind, listening is a part of communication and how we communicate is not only contagious all by itself, but also affects our Contagious Leadership™ efforts"

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Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers | Teaching Strategies | Mentoring Minds

Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers | Teaching Strategies | Mentoring Minds | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
Download an 11X17 version of the Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers Infographic by Mentoring Minds.com.
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This just makes sense...period!

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10 Ways to De-Stress at the Airport - SmarterTravel.com

10 Ways to De-Stress at the Airport - SmarterTravel.com | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
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These are all great, but what about some simple deep breathing, stretching and positive visualization all on your own? Yes, you can do that!

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How Strong Is Your Workplace? Ask Yourself These Questions

How Strong Is Your Workplace? Ask Yourself These Questions | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
I recently read First, Break All the Rules by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman. The authors did a study with the Gallup Organization to find a way to measure strong workplaces, ones that would
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The emotionally intelligent workplace..."Those employees who answered “yes” to these 12 questions were happier in their workplaces, tended to work in business units with higher levels of productivity, profit, retention, and customer satisfaction..."

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How to Achieve Success That Long Endures

How to Achieve Success That Long Endures | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
There are quite a few endeavors that you can power through with sheer guts and determination. People do this all the time at work, gritting their teeth and surpassing goals. You may hate your job,
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Compassion: The necessary ingrediant for lasting success.

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Stuck Between the Ears: A Case of Emotional Intelligence Deficit |

Stuck Between the Ears: A Case of Emotional Intelligence Deficit | | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
Stuck Between the Ears: A Case of Emotional Intelligence Deficit. Be emotionally intelligent with awareness, acceptance, observing, allowing, withholding judgment.
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The simple first steps of becoming more emotionally intelligent begins by doing nothing...almost.

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The Happiest States In America In One Map (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Happiest States In America In One Map (INFOGRAPHIC) | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
Which way to happy? Geographically speaking, it's the route to Hawaii, Maine or one of the clusters of blissful cities in California and Colorado.
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I wonder if these same states rank higher in emotional intelligence as well.

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How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Resolve Conflicts and Build Tough, Kind Leaders - Knowledge@Wharton

How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Resolve Conflicts and Build Tough, Kind Leaders - Knowledge@Wharton | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Resolve Conflicts and Build Tough, Kind Leaders by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.
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Emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, effective leadership  and a kinder corporation.

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Don't Ask, Don't Learn

Don't Ask, Don't Learn | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
Because of how we've been taught, our ability to engage in productive inquiry in the workplace has been deeply compromised. But it can be overcome.    

Via Jesse Jacoby & Emergent
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Sometimes we have to re-learn.

 

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Bruce Lee and five things an entrepreneur can learn from his quotes - Life Beyond Numbers

Bruce Lee and five things an entrepreneur can learn from his quotes - Life Beyond Numbers | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
Bruce Lee was an enterprise in himself. Bruce Lee teaches you how to make the best use of what you have around. He teaches you that if you can start believing in yourself, you can always bring out the best in you.
Ken Donaldson's insight:

Bruce Lee: Master of emotional intelligence, values, passion and priorities.

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Garth Sanginiti's curator insight, July 24, 2013 7:42 PM

"It’s easy to set a goal. However, to achieve it, we need to give in a lot more. We need to hone our skills to achieve what we want. Focus. Dedication. Perseverance. Self belief. There will be innumerable times when we will be forced to divert our mind, withdraw ourselves by the surrounding circumstances. If we don’t get it right the first time, try again. Try again. Try again. And the one who will keep at it will see the final victory and will rise above the rest."

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Get Out of Your Own Way

Get Out of Your Own Way | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
After a relentless push for the last six months, I finally found myself sitting on the couch last night, happily watching re-runs of House of Lies, and basking in the air conditioning.Then the phone
Ken Donaldson's insight:

Relationship intelligence and emotional intelligence are one in the same...

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How Experts Think

How Experts Think | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
A quarterback starting the Super Bowl is, on average, the eighty-fourth player drafted. This is based largely on his college career. So why …
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"Experts do not think less. They think more efficiently. The practiced brain eliminates poor solutions before they reach the conscious mind."

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Social Intelligence Competencies Predict Transformational Leadership Style and Effectiveness

Social Intelligence Competencies Predict Transformational Leadership Style and Effectiveness | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
I’ve asked my colleague, Richard E. Boyatzis, PhD, Distinguished University Professor at Case Western Reserve University, to write a series of articles on the value of the Emotional and Social
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Once again, effective leaders are those who demonstrate higher social and emotional intelligence.

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Improve your Listening Skills for a Stronger Relationship | GoMumsy

Improve your Listening Skills for a Stronger Relationship | GoMumsy | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
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Listening 101 should be a requirement for all of us...it's this easy...read on...

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The Power of a Networked Teacher Illustrated

The Power of a Networked Teacher Illustrated | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
A wonderful visual depiction of how educators can tap into their networks to expand and continually improve their teaching practice from a trove of rich resources. Illustrated by Langwitches, the image refers to Alec Couros’s original post exploring question, “What does the network mean to you?”

Via Anne Whaits
Ken Donaldson's insight:

This is multiple intelligence and networking combined with common sense and resources...the empowered person!

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Leslie Minton's curator insight, July 17, 2013 11:49 AM

Great visual of how networks are created to support how best to utilize them in education.

Josi Sierra's curator insight, July 18, 2013 5:36 PM

Conectados somos mas ;-)

Lara Strickland's curator insight, August 13, 2013 8:06 AM

Depicts exactly what I am exploring at the moment as part of my #H812 studies and MA in Online and Disctance Education.  Chosen however not to 'network' Facebook as I tend to use it socially rather than professionally.

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5 Business Lessons of Sporting Success

5 Business Lessons of Sporting Success | Emotional Intelligence | Scoop.it
It has been a glorious month for British sport, fresh off the back of last year’s incredible Olympic success. As well as sitting back and enjoying the fantastic spectacle of Andy Murray’s
Ken Donaldson's insight:

Richard Branson is one very emotionally intelligent leader, entrepreneur and person...thanks Richard, for all you do!

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