Practical Leadership Advice for Managers and Leaders

Book Review – Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

Taken from Amazon.com: Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman’s brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our “two minds”—the rational and the emotional—and how they together shape our destiny. Through… read more

How to Think Big Picture

Big picture thinking, also known as strategic thinking, is an industry buzzword and an imperative leadership skill set. It is defined as the way in which you process, or think about, view, and construct the future vision for yourself and organization. Your ability to think strategically impacts decision-making, innovation, and also career success for yourself… read more

How Emotional Intelligence Impacts Success

Did you know one of the main reasons top executives fail is a result of low emotional intelligence (EQ)? That’s right, they might have the hard skills needed to drive the business, but when it comes to managing their soft skills, they come up short. Simply put, EQ is defined as the ability to understand… read more

5 Tips to Increase Employee Engagement and Improve Workplace Performance

High turnover? Decreased employee engagement? Low productivity? If you are experiencing these problems, this article is for you. According to a Gallup survey, teams with high employee engagement rates are 21% more productive. Imagine how having an effective employee experience that focuses on engagement can improve your profitability! Productivity and employee engagement are directly correlated,… read more

Book Review – Crucial Accountability: Tools for Resolving Violated Expectations, Broken Commitments, and Bad Behavior

Taken from Amazon.com:   Behind the problems that routinely plague our organizations and families, you’ll find individuals who are either unwilling or unable to deal with broken promises. Colleagues break a rule, coworkers miss a deadline, friends fail to live up to commitments (or just plain behave badly), and nobody says a word. Nobody holds… read more