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Change Management FAQ: Your Questions Answered!

June 05, 2023

Change is a constant in the world, and change management is the process of preparing, supporting, and helping individuals, teams, and organizations make a change successfully.  It can be daunting, but it is necessary for growth, progress, and innovation.  In this post, we’ll explore seven frequently asked questions about change management and share answers to...

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How to Build a Resilient Team: Which Skills to Grow

May 16, 2023

Building resilient workplaces is crucial to ensure long-term success in today’s fast-paced and unpredictable world. This is especially true considering how external factors like economic downturns, natural disasters, or global pandemics can disrupt operations often leading to financial loss and reputational damage.  A resilient workplace can better withstand these shocks and respond quickly to mitigate...

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How eLearning and Online Training Helps with HR and Hiring

May 02, 2023

One of the benefits of recent advances in technology is that eLearning and online training have become increasingly available to professionals everywhere.  EI Advantage is quickly becoming positioned as a leader for eLearning programs based on the foundation of emotional intelligence. As a result, HR professionals and recruiters can access the benefits of eLearning and...

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Resilience at Work: How to Build Strong, Adaptable Teams

April 17, 2023

Building an adaptable and resilient workplace team is essential for any company’s success, and resilience-based techniques are an effective way to ensure that teams can respond to challenging environments and changing conditions.  Research has shown that resilient teams can better navigate difficult times, handle unexpected events, and even create beneficial changes in the workplace.  At...

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Enhance YOUR resilience: say no

April 11, 2023

What do you say no to? Honestly, I didn’t even realize saying no was an option until I hit my 40s! And, at that time, it was entirely out of necessity with a growing family and a growing career. (Oh, and somewhere along there, hitting the proverbial “brick wall”!) At that time, I thought I...

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10 Ways to Build Resilience to Stress

April 03, 2023

Resilience to stress is essential for maintaining physical and mental health. When we’re under stress, our body responds with “fight/flight/freeze,” leading to increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and other physical and psychological responses.  Responses occurring too often or becoming too intense can lead to serious health issues. Fortunately, there are several creative ways that...

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How to Increase Employee Retention With Emotional Intelligence

March 14, 2023

Employee retention is an essential factor to consider when running a successful business.  One report suggests that a turnover rate of close to 19% can be expected in many industries. Since finding and keeping talented employees can be challenging, understanding how best to retain them should be a priority of any employer.    Over the next...

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Coaching in the Classroom

March 07, 2023

I’ve been at the University of Saskatchewan for 20 years and have taught both graduate and undergraduate classes—some with as few as 10 students, and others with over 300. Regardless of the size or levels, using a coaching approach has been instrumental in creating a rich learning environment to help students excel in academia and...

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10+ Famous Resilient Women You Need to Know About

February 28, 2023

International Women’s Day 2023 will be a powerful reminder of the progress that has been made and the work still to be done for gender equality.  It’s a day to celebrate women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements worldwide. It is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity, from the workplace to the...

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4 Ways Emotional Intelligence Makes You More Successful

February 14, 2023

When we think about what makes someone “successful” we often think about qualities like determination and drive – we tend to forget about the human aspect of success: emotional intelligence. However, if you want to thrive in any kind of leadership role then developing your “soft skills” is one of the most important endeavors you...

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