HBR management tip of the day: Managing the Naysayer on Your Team Most teams have at least one “opposer” — that person who always plays the devil’s advocate. The opposer may be brilliant and driven, but their pattern of critiquing … Continue reading
Link: Ask These 4 Interview Questions to Screen for Emotional Intelligence – What a joyful day I had this past week, doing back to back presentations in Sandusky on Emotional Intelligence part 2 for a highly motivated group of 80 … Continue reading
Link: The Business Case For Being Really, Really Happy – While we all know that it’s important to problem solve, analyze, and anticipate worst case scenarios, a skill that’s probably been underrated in business is choosing to be happy. I … Continue reading
Link: 7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence – Good stuff! If you are an interviewer, I’ll bet one or two of these questions will be ones you’d benefit from adding to the list for your next round of hires!
A great day yesterday with senior leaders at Medical Mutual. What a classy company–the participants were terrific! Our topic was generations in the workplace, and they dived right in. They had a great plan, in that they spent the morning … Continue reading
Link: The Right Way to Cut People Off in Meetings – Haven’t you often wondered what to do when someone goes off on a tangent or completely hyjacks a meeting? I love this solution…let me know what you think of … Continue reading
A Checklist to Help You Make Better Decisions Faster Decision-making overload is a common experience among managers. But you can process choices more efficiently and achieve better outcomes by using a checklist: Write down five company goals that will be … Continue reading