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Emotional Intelligence

The Best Books on Emotional Intelligence

February 16, 2021

As professional coaches, we get asked about the importance of Emotional Intelligence all the time, and the short answer is: developing your emotional intelligence (EI) is incredibly important. So much has been written on this topic — in fact, a quick Google search will turn up over 180 million results! That’s why we’ve compiled a...

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EQ vs. IQ: What’s the Difference?

February 09, 2021

Wondering what the difference is between “EQ” and “IQ?” You’re not alone! EQ and IQ are terms that are often confused since they sound similar, but are in fact quite different. The “Intelligence quotient” or IQ is a measure of a person’s overall intelligence. The “emotional quotient” or EQ is a measure of an individual’s...

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The 5 Fundamentals of Resilient Small Business Leadership

December 08, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has fundamentally changed how we live our lives. The pandemic has disrupted millions of lives, upended traditional workplaces, and forced small businesses to be more adaptive than at any time in recent memory. In the face of these challenges, leaders are concerned about how their business will be affected, and what...

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What Are the Benefits of Emotional Intelligence Certification?

October 13, 2020

Hayley Hesseln, PhD, CEC and co-founder EI Advantage tells us about how she works with emotional intelligence in academia, the workforce and through coaching.  She has a commerce degree and a doctorate degree and has worked as a university professor since 1996 in the US and Canada. Her passion is developing individuals and helping people...

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How Coaches Can Increase Emotional Intelligence

October 06, 2020

Hayley Hesseln, PhD, CEC and co-founder EI Advantage, tells us about how she works with emotional intelligence and through coaching. She has a commerce degree and a doctorate degree and has worked as a university professor since 1996 in the US and Canada. Her passion is developing individuals and helping people help themselves. Coaching is...

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How to Accelerate Your Career With Emotional Intelligence

September 30, 2020

Hayley Hesseln, PhD, CEC and co-founder EI Advantage tells us about helping students shift from academia to the workforce, and her new book full of emotional intelligence exercises to support their transition. Trained as a natural resource economist, she has worked as a university professor since 1996 in the US and Canada, and focuses much...

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How Emotional Intelligence Helps You Be Successful

September 29, 2020

Hayley Hesseln, PhD, CEC and co-founder EI Advantage tells us about how her new book: Emotional Intelligence: Your Foundation for Success helps people in the workforce to promote their ability to communicate, collaborate, and to make decisions and handle stress.  Trained as a natural resource economist, she has worked as a university professor since 1996...

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How Emotional Intelligence Helps Employees Thrive

September 24, 2020

Hayley Hesseln, PhD, CEC, and co-founder EI Advantage tells us about emotional intelligence in the workforce and how to get more of it.  She has a commerce degree and a doctorate degree and has worked as a university professor since 1996 in the US and Canada. Her passion is developing individuals and helping people help...

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How to Become a Better Business Owner by Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

September 15, 2020

Do you want to become a better business owner who inspires their staff? The secret to inspiring leadership is emotional intelligence! Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to manage your emotions and control how you react to other people’s emotions. As a business owner, having the ability to manage your emotions can help you resolve...

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4 Real-Life Examples of Successful Change Management in Business

May 14, 2020

There’s no denying that we’re living in times of unprecedented change. As we discussed in a recent post, companies need to be using the latest change management techniques to build resiliency within their organizations and to keep team members on the same page.We’ve talked about how to implement these steps, but how can you ensure that the change management techniques are successful? Below are four real-world examples of change management in business that should shed some light on how resilient...

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