Do you know people that just seem to be happier in general? Do you say to yourself, "I want to be more like them"? Often, the happiest people in the world don't have the best of everything...they just make the best of everything!
What's the most important part of life? Turn up your speakers and read, and watch, this inspirational video.
Some people erroneously equate having a healthy self-esteem with selfishness. Self-esteem is essential to who we are whereas selfishness prevents us from having regard for others. Read more to find out the differences between these two concepts.
Here's a great EQ distinction that can help you feel much better about yourself, and about you taking care of yourself!
Have you ever seen a leader authentically invite employees to openly talk about whatever they’re feeling, even when it’s anger directed toward the leader or the company? Chances are you haven’t, because most leaders would consider this inappropri...
ADVANCED EQ SKILLS: How about letting people/employees/teammates/family vent... but it's NOT about finger-pointing... it's about "I" messages and taking responsibility for our own thoughts, feelings and behaviours. When negative emotions can be expressed, and accepted, with the intention on releasing/healing them, they can be oh, so helpful. Excellent article... read on...
To This Day is a project based on a spoken word poem written by Shane Koyczan (http://www.shanekoyczan.com) called “To This Day”, to further explore the profound…
FANTASTIC video on how it feels to be a kid... how sticks and stones may hurt, but only for a time, while words CAN hurt us... sometimes permanently (unless we do some emotional healing). Grab a tissue and watch (07:37)!
Emotional healing can help us 'get over' almost anything! See how emotions are created, how they join with our Thoughts to create our Behaviours, and step-by...
In part 2 of EQ-101, Paula and I discuss 'emotional healing', and take you (me) thru an exercise which shows how feelings and our current behaviours are developed and how to unravel them, and make sense of yourself and others! Let me know your thoughts ... Enjoy!
Emotional intelligence in business research study shows benefits of EI on organizational performance. Higher EQ leaders create better organizational climate
Read about this amazing case study on a company who implemented EQ in their ranks in a big way, and was rewarded with HUGE results! If you need statistical proof that EQ has a very high ROI, read this...
Any situation, no matter how bad it might appear at first, can be remedied with the right conversation. So being a master of that right conversation is an invaluable skill to have. Without it, you find yourself alienating advocates and burning bridges.
3 Great Questions (and essential EQ skills):
"Thank You..." -- gratitude
"I'm sorry..." -- humility, single biggest barrier to relationships(!) "Why?" -- curiosity
The right conversation will take very little time, cost you nothing (except some courage) and could very well transform your life!
One of the most important aspects of being human is the fact that we have feelings -- all day long. And yet, rarely are we taught healthy ways to cope with them. Who among us learned about coping with emotions in school?
Feelings matter. If we want to Heal it, we gotta FEEL it!
If you could stand in someone else's shoes... Hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently? A video that speaks to the connections we all need.
"In the end, it's about human connection. When we relate to those around us by understanding their back stories and their circumstances, we improve the way we work, the way we live, the way we take care of one another, the way we relate going forward and, as Martin Luther King Jr. would say, building the "beloved community" that edifies us all!"