Do you know how many different kinds of intelligences you have? More than you might think.
There is a great book by Judith Glaser, "Conversational Intelligence". The entire book is about how to be smarter with the way we communicate and the words we use. Throughout...
When you think of changing behavior...what comes to mind?
- A pattern or habit you want to change?
- Changing another person's behavior?
- Learning and growing?
- Gaining new skills?
It could be any or all of these, and more.
If we think of defining behavior, the simple definition is the way...
Have you ever thought about how you build a relationship? It is really simple...and complex. The simple part is connection and trust building. That is how relationships start and grow. But what is underneath connection and trust building? EQ (emotional intelligence) skills that you may not even...
When do you find it difficult to make good decisions? For me, it is when I am dealing with some challenging emotions that arise out of different circumstances in my life.
The power of EQ
For example, recently we had a client call us and ask if they could be released from an agreement we had in...
Recently we have explored self-awareness and self-management, two of the three major categories of emotional intelligence competencies and skills. Now let's look at self-direction. Self-direction is the ability to stay on course. To do that, we need a clear purpose for our life. Standards that we...
When you here the term "self-management", what do you think of?
The second major category of EQ (emotional intelligence) skills is self-management. It is being more intentional with choices for more desired outcomes. The following is an excerpt from my soon to be released online course,...
Self-awareness - conscious knowledge of one's own character, feelings, motives, and desires, an awareness of one's own personality or individuality (online dictionary).
We spend a lot of time in our own mind but how well do we really know ourselves? Are we cycling in non-productive thoughts and...
Up to this point, this blog has focused on people and organizations. Now I want to make it personal...very personal.
To achieve success and satisfaction in life, we human beings need to be able to operate in a way that allows us to make our best decisions, take our best actions, and have a...
In this series we have explored:
- The value of equipping people in preparing your organization for whatever comes next.
- Assessing to get good data and insights.
- Equipping people to prosper, no matter the circumstances.
- Aligning everything.
Now we take all of that good work and put it into...
Assess - Equip - Align
In this 5 part series on "Recession Proofing Your Organization", we have explored:
- The people factor and the opportunity focus
- Assessing to get good data and insights
- Turning data into action through a Success Pathway
Now we turn our focus to aligning everything. What...
In the first 2 parts of this series, we have explored the importance of an opportunity mindset, how people are your greatest asset, and then what and how to assess to get the best information and insights.
Now it is time to focus on making your best decisions and preparing (equipping) people....
In part 2 of this series, "Recession Proofing Your Organization", we will focus on assessing your current reality. What do I mean by that? Assessing :
- Current capabilities
- Resources available
- The state of your people (talent, skills, engagement, capacity)
- Leadership bandwidth