Leaders Know Cognitive Biases Can Hurt Team Decisions (Part 6)

In my work with teams who make decisions together about tactics, strategy, and personnel, logical fallacies and cognitive biases show up, so I’m going to write a few posts about some of the most common. This is the sixth post … Read more

The Complexity of Change, Uncertainty, and Anxiety

Human beings don’t like uncertainty. Uncertainty brings with it a higher possibility of change, which humanity also doesn’t like. “The way it has always been” is a source of security and comfort; it quells our natural anxiety and makes life … Read more

Leaders Know Logical Fallacies Can Hurt Team Decisions (Part 5)

In my work with teams who make decisions together about tactics, strategy, and personnel, logical fallacies and cognitive biases show up, so I’m going to write a few posts about some of the most common. This is the fifth post … Read more

Leaders Know Logical Fallacies Can Hurt Team Decisions (Part 4)

In my work with teams who make decisions together about tactics, strategy, and personnel, logical fallacies and cognitive biases show up, so I’m going to write a few posts about some of the most common. This is the fourth post … Read more

The Best Leaders Persist

What do you get when you plant tulip bulbs? Tulips. What do you get you plant marigold seeds? Marigolds. What do you get when you plant nothing? Nothing. Right?Wrong. You get weeds. Right now, the weeds are coming in, and … Read more

Leaders Know Logical Fallacies Can Hurt Team Decisions (Part 3)

In my work with teams who make decisions together about tactics, strategy, and personnel, logical fallacies and cognitive biases show up, so I’m going to write a few posts about some of the most common. This is the third post … Read more

Leaders Know Logical Fallacies Can Hurt Team Decisions (Part 2)

In my work with teams who make decisions together about tactics, strategy, and personnel, logical fallacies and cognitive biases show up, so I’m going to write a few posts about some of the most common. This is the second post … 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

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