Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

Vitality Connects People Across the Globe

Ripple on the water and the reflection of the leaves and the sky

Vitality, Six Seconds’ 4th Annual Emotional Intelligence conference is bringing people and ideas together across the globe. After attending several sessions, I noticed that people are motivated to connect, learn and collaborate, despite distance, technical glitches, and time zones. What brings them all together is a keen desire to understand how this powerful concept of […]

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Authenticity in the Digital Age: How to Own Your Story


Vitality Presenter Profile A Conversation with Michael Margolis of StoryU Leaders, in business and life, want to help people change in positive ways. But how do you gain the influence to do so… and engage people to motivate change? Michael Margolis says it starts with authentically telling your story: “Here is how you invite people […]

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The Vital Organization


A compelling new book for every manager. Emotions drive people, and people drive performance — here’s how to make it happen.

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Recap: Graduating EQ–Strategies for EQ in Higher Ed webinar


More students leave college or university because of disillusionment, discouragement, or reduced motivation than leave due to low ability or dismissal by school administration (Clifton & Anderson, 2001).     Higher Education has changed dramatically since I went to college. Extraordinary diversity abounds. Part time and online learning is the norm. Technology has forever altered […]

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Infographic: The Bottom Line on Employee Engagement


Compelling data on employee engagement, but leaders are still making three tragic mistakes. Emotional intelligence is key.

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Spark Positive Change: NexusEQ DVDs!

An incredible library of cases, keynotes & workshops on harnessing the insight and power of emotion to spark positive change — at work, school, and life.

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Talking About Great Leaders: Creating Conditions for Performance


New research reveals essentials for great leadership today. What if you could “peek inside” the relationships of thousands of high performing leaders – what sets the best leaders apart?

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Is Your Leadership About Mushrooms or Sunflowers?


Successful leadership today must increase employee engagement and develop & attract and retain talent. What does it take to be this kind of leader? Hint: It’s not like growing mushrooms.

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Nice or Kind?


Are you striving for “nice” or “kind”? It’s a profound distinction & key to being a trusted leader — and an ally or friend. Duplicity can masquerade as “nice,” here’s how to avoid the trap.

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Conflicting Stories of Employee Engagement


I was thinking back on a long career grappling with organizational change and striving to enhance employee engagement, both as a senior executive and then as an external consultant. I envisioned these two sides of my organizational persona meeting in a bar over a beer:  The executive side says, “You know, we’ve tried everything to […]

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