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Communication / Sinikka Waugh November 14, 2019

Follow The Signs

Demonstrating Good Emotional Intelligence with Road Signs

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve talked about emotional intelligence and its parallels with driving. First, we talked about demonstrating good emotional intelligence by turning on your headlights when your windshield wipers are on. During rainy or stressful times, we need to be aware of all the things around us, and alert others of...

Leadership / Communication November 13, 2019

Gratitude at Work

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...

Leadership / Communication / Change / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 12, 2019

Breaking into Business Analysis

3 Tips for Practicing Business Analysis Where You Are

Communication / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 7, 2019

Turn Down the Noise

How to Apply Good E.I. to Moments of Concentration

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.

General Business / Communication / Project Management / YP / Sinikka Waugh November 5, 2019

Building a Better Business Case

3 Steps To A Better Business Case

Communication / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh October 31, 2019

Turn On Your Headlights

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.

General Business / Communication / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh October 22, 2019

Are Your Work Relationships Working?

4 Key Ingredients to a Solid Working Relationship

General Business / Networking / Communication / Sinikka Waugh October 17, 2019

Leave a Message After the...

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?

General Business / Communication / Sinikka Waugh October 10, 2019

Calling All Callers

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...

Communication / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh September 10, 2019

Flaws Are Things Other People Have

Shine Some Light On How You Perceive Flaws