Receiving the GIFT of Feedback

Posted by Faye Howard on Jan 25, 2023 5:42:42 PM
In a recent Emotional Intelligence class, we were talking about how receiving the “gift” of feedback can be used to increase our self-awareness. I posed
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Emotional Intelligence

Expecting the Unexpected

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Jan 16, 2023 9:48:13 AM
We don’t like to think about the worst case scenario. It can cause stress and worry, and all we want to do is focus on the good. But without considering
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Change & Transition

Louis is the Name

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Jan 12, 2023 9:37:13 AM
We all know what we’d like to see in a leader, or at least maybe what we don’t. There has been either a leader that we thought was amazing - they made our
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Leadership & Influence

Characters in a Crisis

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Jan 6, 2023 7:47:15 AM
What is an event you’ve recently experienced at work that you’d call a crisis? What caused this event, and how did it impact you and the people involved?
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Change & Transition, Communication & Collaboration, Leadership & Influence

Inclusive Holidays

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Dec 28, 2022 12:37:53 PM
What many consider to be the holiday season is nearly behind us! We’ve spent time for ourselves with family and friends; office spaces were decorated
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

"Doing" Emotional Intelligence Well

Posted by Faye Howard on Dec 20, 2022 11:00:00 AM
In the last emotional intelligence blog, How Do I Know If I'm "Doing" Emotional Intelligence Well?, we reviewed the areas of emotional intelligence for the
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Emotional Intelligence

Leading Over Time

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Dec 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM
Change is not a singular event, it’s a process. It takes time. Slumps along the way are a natural thing - we all go through many periods of slump, many
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Change & Transition, Leadership & Influence

The Perks of Prioritization

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Dec 5, 2022 10:13:26 AM
As a leader in charge of driving a team through a transition process, you are no stranger to the difficulties of change. Whether it’s personnel changes on
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Topics: General Business, Time Management, Sinikka Waugh

An Extraordinary Day

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Dec 1, 2022 11:12:02 AM
I talk a lot about our mission here at Your Clear Next Step of making workdays better so that we can get home safer, treat our families better, and
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Communication & Collaboration, Leadership & Influence

How Do I Know If I'm "Doing" Emotional Intelligence Well?

Posted by Faye Howard on Nov 22, 2022 2:30:35 PM
A common myth about emotional intelligence, is that being aware of our own strengths and shortcomings is enough. However, the truth is that being aware is
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Emotional Intelligence