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Déjà vu - All over again (Patterns) #emotionalintelligence #eqfit #patterns Apr 10, 2023

Have you ever been in that place where you recognize you are in the exact same place you have been before? I am not talking about a physical location. I am focused on a situation, or a conversation, or even a conflict with someone.

Patterns

We all have certain patterns we have developed. These...

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Name It To Tame It - Identifying Emotions and Their Impact Apr 03, 2023

Emotions. We all have them. How much do you think about the emotions you have? A lot if you are thinking about the emotion and what triggered it. But I am asking a different question. How much do you consider:

  • What is/are the emotion(s) I am having?
  • Where did it/they originate?
  • What information...
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Conversational Intelligence - EQ Skills Empower Communication Mar 27, 2023

Do you know how many different kinds of intelligences you have? More than you might think.

Conversational Intelligence

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...

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Changing Behavior - EQ in Action #behavior #emotionalintelligence #eqfit Mar 20, 2023

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.

Behavior

If we think of defining behavior, the simple definition is the way...

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Better Relationships Through EQ #emotionalintelligence #eqfit #relationships #trust Mar 13, 2023

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...

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EQ in Decision Making #decisionmaking #emotionalintelligence #eqfit #optimism #patterns Mar 06, 2023

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...

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Self-direction - How good is your internal compass? #emotionalintelligence #empathy #eqfit #purpose #self-direction Feb 27, 2023

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...

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Self-management - Choose Wisely #emotionalintelligence #eqfit #eqplus #self-management Feb 20, 2023

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,...

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Self-awareness - A Journey Of Discovery Feb 13, 2023

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...

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EQ Skills for Life and Work #6seconds #emotionalintelligence #eqfit Feb 06, 2023

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...

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Recession Proofing Part 5 - Take Action! #eqfit #recessionproofing #successpathway Jan 30, 2023

In this series we have explored:

  1. The value of equipping people in preparing your organization for whatever comes next.
  2. Assessing to get good data and insights.
  3. Equipping people to prosper, no matter the circumstances.
  4. Aligning everything.

Now we take all of that good work and put it into...

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Recession Proofing Part 4 - Align Everything! #align #eqfit #successpathway Jan 23, 2023

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...

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