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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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5 Ways to Become a More Resilient Leader

August 19, 2020

Do you want to become more resilient and lead confidently through times of change?  Building resilience is essential to becoming a leader who can successfully navigate hardship and difficulty. Even better: studies have shown that leaders with high levels of resilience are viewed as being more effective than their peers, direct reports, and their managers....

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How to Use the Hardiness Resilience Gauge to Increase Your Leadership Abilities

August 11, 2020

Wondering how to become a resilient leader? Looking for ways to build your skillset and bounce back faster from times of stress, trauma, and disaster? In this article, we’ll discuss how to use the Hardiness Resilience Gauge (HRG) to increase your leadership abilities. Leaders who develop resilience, which is defined as the ability to withstand,...

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6 Ways to Model Resilient Leadership

February 12, 2020

Our lives and workplaces throw more at us than ever before. From adapting to changing technology, to managing an intergenerational workforce, leaders have a responsibility to demonstrate hardiness and resilience in their management style.What does a resilient leader look like?Resilient leaders recognize that one leadership style isn’t applicable to every situation, or for coaching and developing every employee’s skills.In some situations it makes more sense to lead, and in others it’s more...

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IT Leaders: Champion Technological Transformation with Emotional Intelligence

May 06, 2019

Natasha Music, ACC, PMP is a compassionate leader and certified executive coach with over 20 years of IT leadership experience in both public and private sector organizations. She is an EI ADVANTAGE Associate, and practices coaching from her base in Victoria, BC.“Thrive on Change: Outside – In” - these words represent the key philosophy of the DXC Technology, the organization that I work for. Change is the only constant and to succeed in the digital era, organizations will need to leverage IT...

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How to Lead With Emotional Intelligence in 2019

January 02, 2019

Are you ready to lead with emotional intelligence in 2019?Emotional intelligence (EI) has rapidly become one of the most sought-after skills in upper management and across the board in many organizations. This is because businesses are waking up to the fact that the best bosses are those who show empathy and manage their teams with care.With the start of the new calendar year comes a fresh opportunity to re-frame how you lead your workplace teams, and how to do it with the thoughtfulness and...

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Change Management and Workplace Health: Tips for Successful Transitions

September 18, 2018

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How to Use Your EQ to Become a Better Team Leader

May 07, 2018

As business leaders and managers, we often put pressure on ourselves to be consistently driven, inspiring, and balanced. However, leading a team is a difficult job at times, with countless obstacles to overcome daily, which requires the ability to have top-notch interpersonal skills at any given moment. Emotional Intelligence (or EI) can help exhausted or...

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Leadership Development: The Unexpected Key to Succession Planning Success

April 12, 2018

As your business grows and your company culture inevitably shifts with the times, it’s vital that current leadership consider the type of leadership necessary to keep the business thriving in the future. According to the HR Council, succession planning is the acknowledgement that current staff “will not be with an organization indefinitely” through the cultivation of...

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8 Ways to Level Up Your Leadership Capabilities in 2018

January 08, 2018

With the arrival of the New Year comes fresh starts, resolutions, and an unparalleled motivation to find organizational success. Whether you’re a C-Suite leader of a major enterprise or a high-potential employee trying to cultivate high-value leadership skills, emotional intelligence (EI) and leadership capabilities go hand-in-hand. According to a study by TalentSmart that tested EI with 33...

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