Leadership & Organizational Development

What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

True leaders at any level of the totem pole show their leadership primarily through managing their own emotions. After all, the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and if we can manage those, we can lead our organizations from anywhere in the hierarchy.   True leaders show emotional…

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Build a Meaningful Workplace by Serving Others

Do you know how to help others feel a strong sense of meaning and purpose in the workplace? In two previous posts, I shared about the strategies of using self-reflection and community building, and in this one, I will share the last key strategy for developing a meaningful workplace: engage in serving others through your…

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7 Tools to Build Your Willpower

  Struggling to get work done instead of slacking off? Tempted by that second doughnut? Struggling to resist checking your phone? Shopping impulsively on Amazon? What you need is more willpower!   Recent research shows that strengthening willpower is the real secret to the kind of self-control that can help you resist temptations and achieve…

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Use Emotional Intelligence To Address Speech Anxiety

  What do you feel when you imagine standing up in front of an audience? Visualize the bright lights in your face, see all those people looking at you and expecting you to deliver a top-notch performance. Do butterflies start fluttering about in your stomach? Do your palms start to sweat? Does your head get…

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Finding Meaningful Work Is All About You

“Pursue your passion.” That’s the way to find meaning in your work, right?   Well, “pursue your passion”  is the typical phrase thrown around when people talk about finding meaning in one’s work. And that’s not bad advice. Pursuing your passion is one great way of finding meaning and happiness in your work. I did…

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