Posts Tagged ‘emotional intelligence’

How to Inspire People – Infect them with The Enthusiasm Virus

“What I do best is share my enthusiasm.” This quote from Bill Gates, the co founder of Microsoft is worth making a life philosophy. After all folks, lets face it, this man is one of the richest in the world. He has arguably had a greater influence on business and communication than any one else…

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Life is the way it is

“Life is not the way it is supposed to be. It is the way it is.  The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.”   Virginia Satir I found this fantastic quote and thought ‘wow’! Of course! But often it’s the most obvious things that we lose sight of in this age of super…

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The Power of Feelings in Business

Feelings in Business

Ask yourself this question…how much have humans really fundamentally changed in the last 1000 years? What still really matters when all the trappings of the western world are taken away? What are the most current problems for people at work? Who was the best boss you ever had – and why? More and more science…

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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 Benefits of TA-DA!

Last week I was speaking to a lovely group in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. I was telling them about my niece’s first gym competition. At the time she was 9 and I was (and still am) a very doting and enthusiastic Aunt! In between exercises (which I must say were not that exciting and seemed to me…

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The Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It’s a buzz word right now. Businesses are more conscious of the bottom line results of being more mindful and teaching their people to do so. CEOs are being coached to be more mindful to improve their leadership skills. Students are being taught to be more mindful to perform better in tests – everyone is…

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Wake Up to a Higher Purpose Business Strategy

Most definitions of business strategies revolve around the theme of long term plans of action designed to achieve a particular goal or set of objectives. I heard the worldwide CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi speak at a conference once, and he said that all their campaigns and strategies are based on a key finding: that…

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3 Simple Ways to Connect with Yourself and Others

3 ways to connect with yourself and others

Because we live such materialistic lives today, many of us expect solutions to be expensive, complicated, time-consuming and difficult. Following are 3 simple (and free) ideas on how to connect with yourself, others and life! Connecting Time – Make the time to connect with others We might see our best friends only once a month…

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How Serving Others Will Help You to Succeed

Your job is your job, but it can also be your work, depending on how you look at it and how you do it. Your work is manna for the soul. It fulfills you and satisfies you, and it usually involves serving others. Go to your job today and make it your work. Everyone in…

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