Link: Don’t assume people know what you’re thinking – Good advice, and especially important as part of your difficult or crucial conversations skill set.
Link: New Neuroscience Reveals 5 Secrets That Will Make You Emotionally Intelligent – Barking Up The Wrong Tree – Let’s make this our year to expand our emotional intelligence just 5 %. Baby steps are good. Here are some tips … Continue reading
Link: Better Control of Emotions Will Help You Make Better Habits – Just got this book by Fogg on tiny changes, brains, and what really works when building new habits. Evidence based, and recommended!
Link: Laura – A good thought to bring to good work.
Link: Why Doing Nothing is Actually One of the Best Things You Can Do – “As he points out, many people at the end of their lives don’t regret not working more or not developing themselves and their talents, but … Continue reading
Link: A college counselor told Michelle Obama she wasn’t ‘Princeton material’ — but she applied to the Ivy League school anyway and got in – A powerful reminder that setting stretch goals for ourselves is a powerful way to become … Continue reading
Link: Neuroscience Reveals How Gratitude Literally Rewires Your Brain to be Happier – Imagine how the workplace could change if even half of employees and management practiced gratitude as a skill.
Link: Why Introverts and Extroverts Are Different: The Science – A new way to see members of your team or family. A useful lens for building understanding.
Link: Deal quickly with bad conflict – So true. Then, if this person leaves or is separated after refusal to grow, hire a candidate who has great emotional intelligence,and watch the team that experienced this destructive conflict blossom! Have you … Continue reading
Link: What Focusing on the Breath Does to Your Brain, by B. Grace Bullock – Good news. Breathing is free and you take your lungs with you everywhere you go! Try it!