emotional intelligence in leadership

Boost Your Leadership Emotional Intelligence

While professional and technical competence are essential for workplace success, emotional intelligence is frequently cited as a better predictor of success. A study by TalentSmart tested emotional intelligence, along with 33 other workplace skills, and found emotional intelligence to be the strongest predictor of performance. The results of the study demonstrate that 58% of success […]

time for women leaders

It’s time for women leaders to bring out hidden powers

I recently had the privilege of hosting Day 1 of the 2018 Wisdom Mentoring Program, an event held by the Women’s Executive Network. Given carte blanche to develop a full leadership day, my intention was to provoke the attendees to realize how their leadership is critical in light of three massive and key cultural shifts […]

Do you notice the sound of silence?

How comfortable are you with silence in a conversation? How common is it for you? If you’ve grown up in North American culture, you probably have very little silence when you’re in a conversation with someone and chances are pretty good you’re not really comfortable with it either. Studies have found the North American tolerance […]

What kind of leader do you want to be?

What kind of leader do you want to be?

  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou   A lot of us don’t sit down and, with intention, decide what kind of leader we want to be. We learn, we lead, and we […]