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Emotional Intelligence

On Team-Building…How Do You Make Them Care?

As an leader, I know there’s nothing more important than having a great team. A team that works together, communicates well, and is motivated to succeed can take your operation to the next level. But how do you get to that point? How do you bring your team together and create an environment of collaboration and success?

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EQ for Leaders Simplified

Emotional Intelligence is the “special something” in each of us that is intangible but is palpable at the same time and that helps us become more effective when dealing with ourselves and others.

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3 Myths About Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence helps in avoiding passive aggressiveness and promoting emotional clarity. For example, anger is a healthy emotion. It indicates a discomfort we are feeling and guides us into setting healthy boundaries for ourselves, without destroying our relationships. So one of the goals of EQ is identifying what emotions we are feeling and fostering them in a conductive way, instead of blocking them until they bottle up to the point of exploding.

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The Grateful Leader

Saying thank you has a powerful effect. Of course we get paid for the work we do daily, but being seen, heard and acknowledge with gratitude and appreciation is what we all as human beings aim for.
never hold on to a thank you I can give because I know how much positive impact it can have on the recipient and the world needs more grateful people.

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Leading with Kindness

Kindness is like a muscle, the more we exercise it, the stronger it’ll become. And as a result, we’ll become more grateful, more expectant, more intentional, and way more engaged. It’s easy to criticize others and to allow our self-righteousness to boost our ego and pat us in the back, but the truth is, nobody has it absolutely right. We all make mistakes, we all struggle, and we all have a long way to go when it comes to growth. Yet with kindness and compassion to self and to others, the load will always become lighter and more manageable.

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EQ and Emotional Blindspots

Emotions can sometimes feel overwhelming and diminish our ability to lead effectively. Some emotions can be easily monitored and managed; while others, may require a deeper commitment or even outside support, in the form of counseling. Yet, creating elf-awareness and the necessary emotional regulation to deal with our emotions in a way that is conductive is a key skill in leadership.

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Why is Resilience a Leader’s Superpower?

Resilience allows us to think critically during difficult times while keeping a positive perspective because we trust in our knowledge and experience, and we trust in our team. Difficult situations will happen, problems will arise, mistakes will be made, yet how we react and how we respond and rebuild can set us apart from the rest.

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