Ten Ways To Influence People

Use the Person’s Name Dale Carnegie, author of “How to Win Friends and Influence People” says our name is the sweetest sound. Hearing your name validates your existence and makes you think positively about the other person. Use Praise Instead of Flattery If you flatter someone with high self-esteem, they...

Self & Team Mastery

Emotional Intelligence helps Leaders to be aware of themselves, their teams and their relationships so they can have better interactions and have more influence. Be honest and write down how you would react to each situation.   Social Awareness  Your boss tells you that you failed on assignment.  A friend talks poorly...

Social Awareness Tips

The third skill to learn with Emotional Intelligence is strong social awareness. This is the ability to see what is happening around you and being able to recognize and relate to the feelings and actions of others. It is a necessary skill to develop if you want to create lasting...

Dealing With Resentment at Work

In a work situation, eventually someone will do something that you are not happy about. And if it festers, it can turn into real resentment. When that occurs, it can take over your mind and actually change how you act around them but also others. It may appear like you are unhappy...

Practicing Empathy

Empathy is the ability to recognize, understand, and share the thoughts and feelings of another person or animal. It involves experiencing another person’s point of view, rather than just one’s own because you want to, not because you are forced to. Developing empathy is crucial for establishing healthy relationships, creating rapport and being able to help others. You...

Overcoming Anxiety

 We love the concept of curiosity when it comes to leadership skills. Being curious allows you to question what is going on around you without getting caught up in emotions.  Find a quiet place:  It doesn’t matter if you are sitting, standing or lying down. Just get comfortable and remove all distractions...

Overcoming Fear

Fear is often the #1 thing that holds us back. Many of us have fears. And, we don’t do things that could help us because we are afraid of the unknown. We fear not being loved, not being accepted, not being needed, not being good enough or we have a fear of failure. Any of these lead to the imposter...

Bouncing Back After Mistakes

In leadership, it is important to make things happen. That ultimately means that mistakes will occur. And when they do, you most likely will feel a rush of panic or concern. But do you know what to do next? The mistake is not the problem. It’s generally the way we handle the mistake or that we...

Benefits Of Journalling

Do you ever toss and turn in bed at night? You can’t stop thinking about something that happened during the day or you are listing off the things you need to remember the next day. When this happens, it is better for you to get out of bed. Take your...