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Emotional Intelligence

Workplace Wellness Tips: How to Help Employees Thrive at Work

April 19, 2022

We spend a considerable portion of our waking lives at work, and companies that are acknowledging this fact know that it’s not just the right thing to do, but also a good business decision. In recent years, the concept of “wellness” at work has come a long way from fruit in the lunchroom and subsidized...

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International Women’s Day 2022: 4 Ways to Create Equity in The Workplace

March 04, 2022

International Women’s Day 2022 is March 8th and important discussions are taking place at classroom desks, boardroom tables, and at kitchen tables across the country about how to create more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces. This year’s theme is #BreakTheBias, and focuses on raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality and equity for...

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EQi Certification Alumni Interview: Pam Grahame

February 24, 2022

 Pam Grahame tells us about her resilient leadership journey; and the EQ skills that have been her foundation. She has 25 years in the steel industry achieving top results in sales and as a sales operations leader. After restructuring within her organization, she went to work and entered the world of entrepreneurship offering executive coaching,...

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The Top 3 Skills for 2022: Resilience, Empathy, and Emotional Intelligence

December 08, 2021

A lot has changed in the past year. From learning new tech tools like Zoom, to adapting to a hybrid work-from-home and in-office model as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect how we live, it’s safe to say that we’ve faced more personal and professional changes in the last 365 days than perhaps at any...

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How to Lead With Emotional Intelligence and Empower Others

September 21, 2021

Leadership comes naturally to many people, but most need to work at it in order to be competent, compassionate, and emotionally aware. After all, great leaders know that leadership is based on emotion: emotions are contagious, and people who know how to lead are able to build emotional connections with team members and stakeholders in...

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What is EI? How to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

September 14, 2021

We’ve all seen them: people who stay composed and calm under pressure; people who handle unfamiliar social situations with grace and ease; the people who understand your perspective from the get-go. The reason these people are so self-assured and calm is because they have well-developed emotional intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence (EI)? Emotional Intelligence (EI)...

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3 Self-Awareness Exercises to Build Emotional Intelligence

August 24, 2021

Many people assume that self-awareness comes naturally, but having a heightened sense of your emotional well-being can be a challenge for many of us. Luckily, with practice and training, you can learn to increase your self-awareness and knowledge, and find healthy and positive ways to reframe your thoughts, feelings, actions, and responses to others. What...

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How to Use EQ to Make Smarter Business Decisions

July 20, 2021

Emotional intelligence (EI) has become one of the fastest-growing topics of interest as a result of changing workplaces, the COVID-19 pandemic, and much more. However, despite being familiar with the concept of EI, most people assume that having high EI only requires them to understand themselves. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. Having high EI also...

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5 Ways HR Teams Can Build Emotionally Intelligent Workplaces

June 15, 2021

As an HR and People leader, you have a responsibility to create workplaces that are positive, supportive, and inclusive — but how do you do it? The first step is becoming familiar with the concept of emotional intelligence, one of the fastest-growing and most popular concepts in today’s modern workplace. What is Emotional Intelligence? Someone’s...

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Beating Impostor Syndrome: Tips for Mental Health Awareness Month

May 13, 2021

The post-pandemic era will require leaders to be a lot of things, and women are ready to lead with a collaborative and democratic style. When I deliver our Leadership for Women program, I get so excited by the opportunity to watch, listen and learn from amazing women figuring out what they want to be known...

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