six leadership types of emotional intelligence

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 …

Effective Communication Starts with a Feeling

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou If you have ever heard award-winning author and poet Maya Angelou speak, you understand immediately you are in the presence of a master communicator. Angelou transcends normal communication to elicit a feeling. Reading …

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Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays

Well, the battle over “Merry Christmas” vs. “Happy Holidays” seems to have reared its ugly head yet once again.  Apparently it’s becoming a new holiday tradition. I listen to people wishing each other “Happy Holidays” and yet complaining about not saying the other.  I wonder why the dilemma.  Why are we so unable to wish a Merry Christmas to those …