Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

The Bread & Butter of Leadership


When we talk of trust, we make the choice of being vulnerable based on our positive expectations. This positive has a similar “feel” to respect: Respect is a deep admiration. Here are six tips to building these invaluable ingredients to leadership.

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Case: Engagement, Safety & Quality in Chemical Manufacturing


A multi-year intervention in an American chemical manufacturing plant led to a 91% improvement in employee engagement which was correlated with a 167% increase in production quality and an 83% decrease in reportable safety incidents.   The project focused moving away from a “safety program” and replacing that with a “culture of safety” based on a […]

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Disconnecting and Connecting: Daniel Goleman & Joshua Freedman on FOCUS, part 3


In the chaos of contemporary life, how do we maintain connection to self and others?   Is it enough to “unplug” once in awhile?  We are constructing a “new normal” – what are the internal and relational skills needed to thrive in these times of disconnection and connection? Daniel Goleman and Joshua Freedman continue to […]

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How Does Emotional Intelligence Increase Power?


Emotions drive you, and others. How are you using the energy of emotions to strengthen your own influence — to use your power more effectively?

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Trust & Talent Management: Retaining the Best Employees


Research: 1/3 of your employees are ready to move, and half of those because of lack of trust. How do you assess and build trust to keep top talent?

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Talking EQ in Business – Dubai Style

emotional intelligence in the middle east

Why should business leaders care about emotional intelligence?  How to gain this value? Jayne Morrison, Regional Director for Six Seconds Middle East & Africa, was interviewed on Dubai Eye’s Business Breakfast show. Jayne shares the basics of emotional intelligence, as well as the strong business case for organisations investing in the EQ of their leaders. […]

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?


New neuroscience research shows love is key for success in business because caring drives trust – which creates loyalty. Here’s why & how.

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The Trust Vacation


As leaders, our choices shape trust. If we want more trust in our teams, we need to accurately assess competencies — and give people chances to grow to the next level. Perhaps a vacation is the perfect opportunity to take the kind of risk that builds trust?

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Can Leaders Build Trust?


Last year, a headline in Forbes:  Why Trust is the New Core of Leadership. The old power-based leadership model worked in the past, but as organizations flatten and become more collaborative, the old model is undermining success.  Is it time to make trust a priority? If so, can leaders just “decide” to build trust?  How […]

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Sparks of Change


A few highlights from NexusEQ: 260 change makers. 80 presenters. 50 cases. 32 countries. 3 days overflowing with sparks for positive change. What did we learn about neuroscience, learning, change, and harnessing the power of emotions?

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