Body language is defined as the process of communicating nonverbally through conscious or unconscious gestures and movements. It is stated that our communication consists of 35 percent verbal communication and 65 percent non-verbal communication.Continue reading »
Bill George, author of Authentic Leadership, defines authentic leaders as “genuine, moral, and character-based leaders: People of the highest integrity, committed to building enduring organizations…who have a deep sense of purpose and are true to their core values who have the courage to build their companies to meet the needs of all their stakeholders, and who recognize the importance of their service to society.”Continue reading »
When you think of executive presence what comes to mind? Is it the sharp dressed individual who seems to captivate a room when they enter it? Although these two things may in fact be true, many industry professionals say that executive presence is the “ability to give off a general sense of poise, confidence, decisiveness and dignity.”Continue reading »
When you are a leader, you and your actions (or inactions) are observed, discussed, and often replicated. You are setting the standard for appropriate behavior. Are your actions truly reflecting how you want to be perceived and how you expect your team to perform and interact? Trust is not gained just by simply possessing a title; trust must be earned and it comes with time. So, how can leaders build and sustain trust?
What is employee engagement and why is there such a buzz around it? In the 2018 Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement, employee engagement is defined as “the extent to which an employee’s personal goals and interests align with the vision and goals of the company at which they are employed.”Continue reading »
Truly influential people do not influence others based on power or on a title. Rather, they influence others by taking the time to understand the needs of others. While there are those people who seem to have a natural ability of charm, there are ways in which you can develop the art of influencing others.Continue reading »
Do you ever feel so overwhelmed with a situation, whether it is in your personal or professional life, you simply do not see how your actions will make a difference? Your actions – big or small, positive or negative – have an impact greater than you may imagine.Continue reading »
We have reached the final installment of this blog series on Emotional Intelligence. This installment will focus on relationship management and how self-awareness, self-management, and social awareness are building blocks of relationship management.Continue reading »
In part 3 of this 4 part series we will focus on social awareness and its role in emotional intelligence. As you may recall, emotional intelligence (EQ) is the ability to recognize not only your emotions but the emotions of those around you while being able to adjust your emotions and influence those of others.
In part 2 of this 4 part series I will focus on self-management and its role in emotional intelligence. To recap: Emotional intelligence (EQ) is the ability to recognize not only your emotions but the emotions of those around you while being able to adjust your emotions and influence those of others.