Emotional intelligence

Connection: Why it is Critical to Business

Emotional intelligence is all about being connected. Connection is the key to all life let alone business – because it creates feelings. And feelings are at the core of ALL successful businesses – whether it is sales, customer service, leadership, teams or anything else! Why is connection important? Research shows us that people who are…

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5 Ways to Make Your Workplace Fun

Joyful workplaces are buzzing with people bursting with energy, vitality and enthusiasm! They love what they do and feel they are important at work – and do important work! Here are five ways to make your your workplace a fun place to be! 1. Give others permission to be joyful! Our first step to creating…

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The most powerful 3 letter word!

Wondering what it is? Believe it or not, the word is ‘YET’. Well, it’s ONE of the most powerful words! From my years of NLP training I already understood how we can reprogram neural pathways by saying one of 3 phrases at the end or beginning of statements I would hear coming out of my…

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With Gratitude Everything Looks Good!

How many times a day do you say thank you? Do you say it because it’s a built in automatic response, or do you say it because you mean it? Think of the last time you really expressed sincere appreciation for someone; how did you feel? Imagine if you felt like that all the time!…

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How to be a joy spot!

Joy is the next competitive advantage! Happiness precedes success and all performance, creativity, innovation and team connection is linked to happiness at work! The latest research in neuroscience, epigenetics, emotional intelligence and positive psychology intersect at a point I call “the joy spot’’- the sweet spot for performance. Leaders need to make the workplace a…

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Amanda’s Top 6 TEDx Talks

These are my current top 5 TEDx talks! Well there are actually 6 – I have included myself in there just because I thought I had better show myself support! But these videos share with you great new ideas that can help you understand in deeper ways how you can change your thinking – and what…

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Feeling Good About Yourself – Why Your Wellness Is The Key

This week I was listening to a presentation on WHY clients would book a speaker – or any consultant. And of course it was for the BENEFITS that person or service can bring and the RESULTS. Happiness is now definitively seen as beneficial to the bottom line – with improvements in sales of 37%; productivity of 43%; reduction in…

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Choose to be Enthusiastic!

I believe excitement ‘jumps’! If someone is excited, enthusiastic and passionate about something, they ‘infect’ those around them with the virus! Of course, some people are more susceptible to the enthusiasm virus. Why choose to be someone, or hang around anyone, who dampens enthusiasm: a wet blanket who puts out the fire of life? Make…

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