Since Thanksgiving is this month, I have been thinking a lot about being thankful. One of the things that is important to me about Thanksgiving is that thankfulness shouldn’t be confined to a single day. I think a lot of people would agree with this perspective. In fact, around Thanksgiving every year, I hear people say that your thanks shouldn’t be limited to Thanksgiving. However, I doubt...
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Recently, we spent some time talking about emotional intelligence and how it relates to the analogy of using our headlights and windshield wipers while driving in the rain. This week, we’re going to talk about another analogy that we can relate to as drivers.
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How to Apply Good E.I. to Moments of Pressure
From time to time, one of life’s mundane or ordinary tasks or activities will strike me as the perfect analogy for other parts of life. Recently, while traveling from one class to another, it hit me how much driving can provide a great analogy for our daily lives and the emotional intelligence we need to navigate them.
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2 Tips for Even Better Voicemail
Recently, we offered 7 tips for even better phone calls.
This topic sparked a really great conversation, both internally and with many of our readers, about phone etiquette. It also got us thinking about what happens when we don’t make an actual connection. What happens when one of us doesn’t pick up the call?
7 Tips for Even Better Phone Calls
Many of us have felt the significant increase in unsolicited phone calls to our cell phones, homes phones, and even work phones, in the last couple years. We’re getting calls about various products and services we may or may not want. We’re getting calls about political campaigns or polls we may or may not want to participate in. And can you believe that just...
Shine Some Light On How You Perceive Flaws
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Even though it feels like May was just a couple weeks ago, Summer is (almost) officially over. We hope you're doing something fun to close out the season, but we also hope you've penciled in some time to relax, too.