Why EQ is the new IQ?

Why EQ is the new IQ Develop your emotional intelligence at work! Get through difficult workplace conversations by building your emotional intelligence. The original definition of emotional intelligence, coined by Peter Salovey and John Mayer is: Emotional intelligence (EI) refers...

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Why Mindset Matters

Could what you believe about yourself impact your success or failure? According to Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, your beliefs play a pivotal role in what you want and whether you achieve it.1 Dweck has found that it is your mindset...

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Vulnerability Based Trust

The trope of the strong and infallible leader is outdated, and ascribing to it can be detrimental to your success, which goes hand-in-hand with the success of your team. If you’re not able to be vulnerable and open with your team, they won’t be vulnerable with you, either. But before anyone can be vulnerable, there has to be mutual trust.

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Good is the Enemy of Great

Good is the Enemy of Great Cultures of Leadership Greatness Improves Employee Engagement  Introduction Jim Collins opened his book Good to Great with the statement, “Good is the enemy of great.” He explained that when we have good schools, good...

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What Are the 7 C’s of Clear Communication?

Your success as a coach will heavily depend on how effective you are as you communicate with your coaching clients. While the definition of effective communication may be subjective to a certain extent, there are principles that all communication must...

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The 7 questions you need to ask your team every month

Companies that want to achieve continuous growth need to create a culture of continuous feedback. The whole team should be working together to help make the company better. As smart as most leaders are, if they’re the only ones making decisions,...

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12 Challenges first-time managers face

Overcoming 12 challenges that first-time managers face Written by: the Leadership Academy  Content Team | Congratulations on your new role as manager! While new can be intimidating, new also means you have the chance to grow personally and professionally. If you’re...

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