Introverts Are Great Leaders Too

One of my first experiences with Alan happened in October of 2018, when I enrolled in the Madison County Leadership Institute. During the class, Alan taped a large piece of paper on the wall and asked everyone to write down … Read More

Leaders Know Innovation Happens Best Alone

In chapter three of Quiet, Susan Cain tells us “Collaboration Kills Creativity.” The notion that working in teams can sometimes stifle innovation has been making the rounds for a while now, and Cain provides a brilliant explanation of the phenomenon … Read More

Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence

This final post of our three-part miniseries on emotional intelligence (EQ) concludes with practical ways for you and/or your team to increase EQ. If you missed the first two posts, you can find them here and here. Also, if you … Read More

Emotional Intelligence and DiSC

Last week, we talked about why emotional intelligence is important in today’s workplace. We talk a lot on this blog about communication in the workplace and about the diversity of DiSC profiles. If you’d like to brush up on DiSC, … Read More

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

This post kicks off a three part mini-series about Emotional Intelligence (EQ). Emotional Intelligence is often defined in three parts:1) one’s ability to recognize and name their own emotional state (emotional awareness).2) one’s ability to use their emotional awareness to … Read More

Group Dynamic: Navigating COVID-19 by Taking Care of Our Business

My mission: To make the world a better place, and choose a line of work that makes that happen. I do what I do for a living because when people have a better day at work, there is a positive … Read More

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