Latest "Emotional Intelligence" Posts

On the path to success and happiness, you are going to meet a lot of people. Some of these are going to be wonderful, supportive, cooperative colleagues with whom your relationship is mutually beneficial. You will see their presence as a support to your success, and you’ll wish the same for them on their own […]

“Mindfulness” seems to be the new buzzword of the day, and for good reason. It could be key to your success. Communities are promoting classes in mindfulness, and they claim all kinds of benefits as a result of its practice. Time Magazine made it the topic of their cover in the summer of 2014, and […]

Photo by Hamed Saber Have you ever noticed that some of the most magnetic personalities exude a quiet confidence that invites you to follow them? Have you ever marveled at those who, even in the midst of a storm, project a calm demeanor, able to make rational decisions that compel you to trust what they […]

We’ve been endowed with all kinds of mental, physical, and spiritual assets, some of which we take for granted. Are you aware that you have a special mental mechanism that can prevent you from putting one or both feet in your mouth? Some might call it self-restraint; I call it the “pause button.” Granted, effective […]

You’ve heard it said that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.  I’d like to add that it also forms your character. Character has been defined as the sum total of all the little decisions you make daily, even when no one is looking.  Character and effective leadership go hand in hand. By your daily […]

Whenever you open your mouth to speak, you set your tongue on fire with the power to build or destroy. The heat  that  ignites  what you put on your lips comes  from what you hold in your heart, and what you hold in your heart will either create or limit what’s possible.  The words you […]

If you’ve been watching the news lately, you know that JetBlue airlines left passengers stranded in a plane on the runway for seven hours without food, water, or working restrooms. Passengers were livid and even the pilot seemed ready to mutiny. This incident reminded me of a situation I experienced and wrote about in my […]