Articles on Leadership

Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Successful Leadership

emotional intelligence - key to successful leadership

For the past twenty plus years, people have been talking and writing about the importance of emotional intelligence. Recently emotional intelligence or EI has been tied to leadership, specifically successful leadership. While most of these articles were written with a professional/corporate audience in mind, I am going to open the subject up to leadership in…

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Leaders Don’t Ignore Their Instincts

Coaching requires insight, thoughtfulness, analysis and sharing. It also requires a keen and astute ability to detach truthfulness from mendaciousness and to extract facts from communications. These same traits are required for good leadership: lead by example, share experiences, show enthusiasm for learning and (usually) don’t take what you see at face value. All of…

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Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Startup Stock Photos Competitions are a great motivational tool for increasing performance. Findings of Coren Apicella and Johanna Mollerstrom, Professors who have studied competition among women and its effects on success and productivity. Women in the workplace are often reluctant to compete with other women, keeping them from success and perpetuating gender inequalities in the…

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Mindfulness: Getting to the Good Stuff Part 2

“Let go of your mind and then be mindful. Close your ears and listen!” – Rumi In my last post I wrote to you of mindfulness and defined it as… … a vehicle toward enlightenment and understanding. … a tool to open your eyes, mind and heart in ways that will provide insight into what…

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