Emotional Intelligence Unveiled: A Journey from Ingratitude to Gratitude

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Reflecting on a moment from my childhood, I’ve come to realize the profound role emotional intelligence plays in shaping our perceptions and relationships. My personal journey from ingratitude to gratitude, was sparked by a childhood memory, demonstrating the depth and complexity of our emotional lives, and that emotional intelligence is a skill to nurture. From … Read more

Remote Leadership : 7 Strategies to Transform Your Approach

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Before we dive in, let’s get one thing straight: when I talk about better “Remote Leadership” I’m not talking about mastering the art of being emotionally distant or coldly aloof. Nope, this is all about bridging those physical miles that separate us in our increasingly digital work world. A Misconception of Remote Leadership This was … Read more

Cultivating Connection: The Power of ‘Woulda Coulda’

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Picture this scene: 20 eager leaders, many of whom were meeting for the first time, gathered in the room. The air was charged with an electric energy, yet the sense of connection among them was tentative at best. The initial awkwardness of such first encounters was all too familiar—a scenario I’ve encountered countless times throughout … Read more

3 Quick Tips for Expressing Gratitude in the Workplace and Beyond

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As we approach Thanksgiving, a time traditionally focused on expressing gratitude for what we have, it’s worth considering a shift in perspective: from being thankful for what we have to being grateful for who we have in our lives. The importance of expressing gratitude, especially towards those around us, extends beyond mere pleasantries. Research has … Read more

Haunted Habits: Is Your Corporate Culture a Hallowe’en Nightmare?

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While Halloween is a time for celebration and fun, it can also serve as a reminder of the corporate world’s darker side. Just as goblins and ghouls come out to play, so can toxic elements creep into our corporate culture. The question is, are you living in a year-round Halloween nightmare?
Here are 3 tips to help transform your corporate culture

Error 404: Name Not Found – Confront Memory Roadblocks

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Ever faced the comedy of ‘Nominal Amnesia,’ forgetting a person’s name while remembering their favorite ice cream flavor? Dive into the science behind forgetting names, explore Duke University’s research on how our brain organizes information, and learn how to level up your ‘name game.’ Discover eight handy tricks to remember or recover names, avoiding the awkward ‘Error 404: Name Not Found’ in real life. With our tips, navigating the intricate maze of human memory will become a breeze!

How to Change a Toxic Culture

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Company culture can be summed up as “how business gets done”, it’s the organizational equivalent of “personality.”  When it sparkles we all want to be associated with the company, when it becomes toxic it’s something we tolerate or avoid. Unfortunately, without care and attention a healthy culture can become toxic. It can slide into an … Read more