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Emotional Intelligence

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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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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