Tag Archives: Emotional intelligence

Right brain, left brain—let’s just call the whole thing off

By the time I finished high school, I was pretty certain that I would not be majoring in engineering when I went to college. I say that because my dad is an engineer, and that’s what my brothers and my … Continue reading

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On judging people and being a better conversationalist

Judging people is a difficult, but necessary part of running a business, managing a team or being a volunteer leader. It’s especially crucial if you are an independent consultant since you are often entrusting your future in partners, vendors and … Continue reading

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Hard evidence that soft leadership skills matter

It’s interesting that Inc. and the McKinsey Quarterly both had articles this week on what you might call the softer or “emotional intelligence” side of leadership. Geoffrey James’ “8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses” on the Inc. website is well … Continue reading

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Emotional intelligence, or confessions of a male model

I’ve spent more time than I care to admit poring over stock photos on websites like bigstock.com, looking for images I can use for my JMC website. You can purchase photos for web use for about $3 a piece, which … Continue reading

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