7 Examples of Workplace Wellness Programs Your Employees Will Love

October 18, 2022

As we shift into a post-pandemic world, one of the signs of a high-quality employer is the quality of the support they offer their employees.  In particular, workplace wellness programs play an outsized role in recruiting and retaining top talent. If you’re not sure what kinds of programs you can implement in your business, consider...

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How Understanding Personalities Can Change Your Career

October 23, 2019

How would you define your personality?Are you reserved, outgoing, laid-back, or high-strung? How would you define the personalities of the people you live, work, and spend your free time with?If you’re not sure, then it’s time to start investing in understanding the personalities around you. This ability can not only enhance your personal relationships by increasing empathy, but can have a positive impact on your professional life, as well.Understanding your personalityIt can be hard to identify...

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The Top 5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Entrepreneurship

October 17, 2019

I became an entrepreneur later in life, after two decades of working in corporate strategy, human resources and organizational development.I fondly refer to this time in my professional life as my “encore career”.It has proven to be an exciting journey full of learning and new discoveries.Our company, EI Advantage offers professional emotional intelligence assessment, training and coaching. As of 2020, my business partner, Hayley Hesseln and I will celebrate our 5th year of business.Based on my...

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How EQ Training Benefits Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

May 23, 2017

In the business world, leaders and managers are just beginning to realize the importance of EQ training, or emotional quotient training, as a vital part of their small or medium-sized enterprises (SME). A key area of running a successful SME is the awareness of how emotions directly affect both customer and employee satisfaction. It has...

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Using Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

February 21, 2017

As our workplaces continue to evolve it’s essential that how we think about work. Not just our own work, but how we engage with others in the workplace, and how to make sure that our workplaces act as supportive, cohesive units which can deliver exceptional results with minimal personal or professional conflicts. One of the...

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The Landscape of Business Has Changed Dramatically

August 17, 2016

One of the most notable areas of change in recent decades has been the shift from routine, repetitive measurable work, to work that involves critical thinking analysis and creativity. What is more effective for this emerging environment is competency in soft skills. Expanding technology, changing populations and a much larger playing field for both opportunity and...

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