Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct report to work with and often compliments Esther on her high levels of emotional intelligence, or EI. And Esther indeed counts EI as one of her strengths; she’s grateful for at least on
Being assertive does not mean being a bully. It does mean you will be more a more effective communicator and, more importantly, avoid all the negative effects of being overly passive. Being too passive can cause a number of difficulties not least of which is increased stress. According to the Mayo Clinic “Assertiveness can help you control stress and anger and improve coping skills.” This effect of overly passive communication often leads to failed negotiations, being forc
WHAT IS PRESENCE? HOW DOES IT EFFECT HOW PEOPLE SEE US! We often speak of someone being "present" or of an organization being "a strong presence in our community". But how many times have you stopped to think about causal factors of a strong presence? What is it about that person or organization that makes their presence so powerful? Your presence can be defined as the energy that you project, the quality or feeling that you bring to a situation or space, through your being.
I thought you'd like this article I wrote just published by Forbes.com: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2018/08/03/how-to-hire-so-you-wont-have-to-fire/#661c65cfa830
How To Hire So You Won't Have To Fire - Forbes Most leaders will tell you that hiring and retaining talent is one of the top three challenges today. As the economy has improved and unemployment has declined, the challenge has become greater. Another challenge is the millennial workforce. The