How does narcissism fit with the three-dimensional model of emotional intelligence?Read More
The discipline of shifting our attention from the negative to instead focus on what we want to manifest increases the chance we will hit where we want to go.Read More
Sadly, our society’s track record suggests that it is not the first inclination of the ‘alpha male’ mentality to suppose that power should be used in the service and protection of others. This is a way of thinking that must be learned.Read More
Grit is embodied in two aspects of emotional intelligence: self-awareness and self-management. So, in essence, grit is a crucial part of emotional intelligence, not something separate.Read More
All we need is love… as long as we also have positive personal power and truth-driven mindfulness.Read More
Make no mistake: the ability to manipulate others emotionally is NOT emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence operates from a balance achieved from working in the positive mode of each of the three dimensions: Power, Heart, and Mindfulness.Read More
The AAA of self-awareness:
Accept what is.
Allow what you feel.
Take Action if you can.
This is a practical manifestation of mindfulness: one of the key tools at our disposal for developing emotional intelligence.Read More
Emotional intelligence draws on qualities far beyond empathy. It emanates from the dynamic intersection of healthy power, heart, and mindfulness.Read More
What are the 3 most important things to do when managing a difficult person?
Manage yourself first.
Manage yourself first.
Manage yourself first!
Responsibility is the ability to respond instead of react.Read More
The real issue of how we live our life as adults does not come down to what happens to us. The real issue of how we live our life, eventually and essentially, comes down to how we personally respond to what happens to us.Read More
Only a small part of effective (and ineffective) leadership is verbal. For good or ill, the leader’s emotional brain powerfully impacts those that he or she leads.Read More
Nelson Mandela is a dynamic illustration of the synergy of courage, heart and mindfulness. His life is a true testimony to transcendence and a high level of human functioning.Read More