We all have that little voice inside: ‘You didn’t do that right/ fast enough/ well enough.’ How do you treat yours… and could you treat it more kindly?
This is the story of a small group of female L&D professionals in Peru who came together to get certified in the SEI – and walked away with a much deeper transformation.
Recent research suggests that speaking kindly to yourself helps you cope with challenging situations. But how exactly do you change self-talk?
What drives lasting motivation? It’s a context set by leadership that balances these 4 crucial elements of the employee experience.
How does it feel to walk into an office with employees who are checked out, disgruntled and frustrated vs. one where employees are motivated and generally happy to be there? Is it possible to go from one to the other? This is the story of 3 companies who decided to invest in emotional intelligence to create a thriving culture – with remarkable results.
Recent research suggests those with a morning ritual feel that their life is more meaningful. Set your daily intention by building a morning ritual… here’s how.
In a three-year study of AMADORI, a supplier of McDonald’s in Europe, emotional intelligence, individual performance, organizational engagement, and organizational performance were assessed. Emotional intelligence was found to predict 47% of the variation in manager’s performance management scores. Emotional intelligence was also massively correlated with increased organizational engagement with 76% of the variation in engagement predicted by manager EQ. Finally, plants with higher organizational engagement achieved higher bottom-line results building a link between EQ->Engagement->Performance. During this period, employee turnover also dropped by 63%.
We all need a good listening ear sometimes. But how do we get it when it isn’t offered? Here are three phrases to communicate the need for empathy with others. Try them out!
This Valentine’s Day, give your lover, spouse, or best friend what they really deserve: Your undivided attention. Empathy means listening without fixing, talking about your stories, or wondering what will happen next on your favorite TV show. Learn how to be more empathetic with this post.
Igniting others’ motivation to change – or our own – can be a difficult task. Motivational interviewing is a way of talking about change that ignites intrinsic motivation.
Who would you be if you accepted yourself? In this last post about perfectionism, you will explore a tangible, research-backed exercise for increasing self-compassion. Take a moment to give to yourself today.
How do you use emotional intelligence to fuel lasting motivation? The Motivation Iceberg is a simple, clear model for understanding how to motivate on a deeper level than free lunches, bonuses and other perks.