Self Awareness

4 Signs of an Exceptional Employee

4 Signs of an Exceptional Employee

To stay competitive, organizations must identify exceptional employees who can contribute to their growth and success. While technical skills and experience are crucial, there’s another vital quality that sets outstanding employees apart: emotional intelligence (EQ). Notably, exceptional employees possess a high level of emotional intelligence, enabling them to navigate challenges, communicate effectively, and build strong […]

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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional intelligence (EQ) has emerged as a crucial factor for individual and organizational success. Consequently, this is due to an increasing recognition that what impacts our performance most at work – and in life – is also what makes us most human. Moreover, emotional intelligence refers to the ability to recognize, understand, and manage emotions

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DEI Training: Why DEI needs Emotional Intelligence

U.S. companies spend nearly $8 billion a year on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training programs, and they accomplish very little. While recognizing DEI’s workplace importance, these efforts often fail to produce lasting engagement. Therefore, igniting initial excitement among a few, but lessons learned are typically unsustainable because they aren’t supported by practice. Moreover, DEI

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how to be likeable

13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your control, and it’s a matter of emotional intelligence

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7 Things That Happen When You Learn to Be Alone

7 Incredible Things That Happen Once You Learn To Be Alone

We live in a world of constant contact—a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces. And, rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are put in groups. It seems that a never-ending “ping” has become our

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9 habits of emotionally intelligent people

9 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now

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how complaining rewires your brain

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

How complaining rewires your brain – your brain loves efficiency and likes to avoid unnecessary work. Repeating a behavior like complaining makes your neurons branch out, easing information flow. This makes it much easier to repeat that behavior in the future—so easy, in fact, that you might not even realize you’re doing it. Research shows

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Signs of low emotional intelligence & how to handle it

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source of success. Decades of research now

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