7 Ways to Enhance Your Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence

I am a big fan of emotional intelligence (EQ) and believe it’s a game changer for your life and career. In a previous article, I defined emotional intelligence as: “The ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you”. One of the core principles of EQ is the ability […]

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Leadership: Born or Made?
Is leadership made or born?

ItIntroduction What do Jack Ma (Alibaba), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Lebron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Angela Merkel (German Chancellor) have in common? They are all great leaders and ranked in the Fortune Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders 2017. Were they born leaders or did they learn their excellent leadership skills along the way? During the last 13 years, I’ve worked […]

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5 Reasons Why Leaders Should Have Clear Goals
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What Is A Goal? According to Wikipedia the exact definition of a goal is the desired result of a person or system envisions, plans and commits to achieve a personal or organizational desired end-point in some sort of assumed development. In other words, any planning you do for the future regardless of what it is is […]

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11 Mindsets that will Unlock your Potential
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We’re all born with unique gifts and talents and one of life’s ultimate achievements it to find yourself. The goal is to really understand what you’re good at (and bad) and do what you do best. It just doesn’t make sense to keep spending time on things you’re not good at. I believe we’re all […]

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How Real Leaders should Talk: 4 Key Skills for Speaking like a Leader
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To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks. ~ Ben Johnson Often times leaders assume they can talk a certain way because of the title they have. Giving orders and expecting people to do as they say purely based on their title. Sure your title […]

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How focusing on Strengths impacts your Brain
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In a previous article on self-awareness I wrote that the most successful leaders are extremely self aware and have a good understanding of their strengths and weaknesses. In this article I want to dig deeper on how to discover your strengths and how this strength focused mindset will take your brain to another level, literally. […]

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Are Millennials really “less loyal”?
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One of the main challenges employers have is to keep and cultivate the generation Y workers because it seems they are “jumpy” and “less loyal”. They are always on the look for bigger and better opportunities. Loyalty Ninety-one percent of Millennials (1980–2000) expect to stay in a job for less than three years, according to […]

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5 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence

“No doubt emotional intelligence is more rare than book smarts, but my experience says it is actually more important in the making of a leader. You just can’t ignore it.” ~ Jack Welch Emotional Quotient (EQ, also known as emotional intelligence) is something intangible but research has shown that EQ sets apart the top performers […]

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