Communicating from Our Corners

It’s finally here, November, election month. The political, venom-spewing, hate mongering will end (hopefully). It’s hard to tune it out what with internet memes, pundit reports, and social media screaming at us in an endless cycle. To me, your friendly neighbor from up north, much of it is a communication problem. Truly, as a nation, the United States has stopped talking and even …

The Important Role of the Right “Q” in the Workplace

As leaders, one way we make predictions about potential success is through IQ, intelligence testing. First developed in the early 1900s, these tests have become standard tools for the military, school placement, and human resource departments. But what do these tests measure or really predict? If you took the SAT as part of your college entrance application, and didn’t do …

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Six Emotional Leadership Styles

“Our emotional intelligence determines our potential for learning the practical skills that are based on its five elements: self-awareness, motivation, self-regulation, empathy, and adeptness in relationships.” – Dan Goleman Change is not easy and often can be uncomfortable, yet change is an essential ingredient to an organization meeting their mission. Strong leaders motivate their team members by understanding the importance …