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General Business / Sinikka Waugh December 6, 2019

When one door closes...

Four Tips for Transitions

There’s a saying that whenever God closes a door, He opens a window. It’s not particularly a biblical quote, and for those who don’t espouse a theology, maybe it’s not even a phrase you’ve ever heard. However, there is some truth to the idea that when one thing ends, another can begin. Sometimes we transition from one job to another, or one project to another, or one...

Leadership / General Business / Communication / Project Management / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh December 3, 2019

Oops, we did it again!

Keys to Recovering from (and Preventing) Mistakes

Communication / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 28, 2019

Think Before You Speak

Three Tests for Thinking Before You Speak

If you’ve been with us for any length of time, you know that communication is one of our highest priority topics. This week, we’re focusing in on the ability to think before we speak. It is communication, yes, but it is also self-management and the ability to curb our instincts before making a sound.

General Business / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 26, 2019

Finding Peace

4 Tips for Finding Peace During the Hustle and Bustle

General Business / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 21, 2019

Follow The Signs, Again

Using Road Signs Within Our Organizations

Last week we talked about the road signs we might be interested in carrying around as individuals to help with the emotional intelligence of ourselves and those around us, ultimately improving interpersonal relations. That inspired me to go looking for some road signs that we could probably use at an organizational level.

General Business / Communication / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 19, 2019

3 Tips for Doing What Is Right During the Busy Season

We are 19 days into November, and some would argue, it is officially the Holiday Season. This means many things, but for most of us, it means busy. These next few weeks will bring a lot of hurry and hustle. During times like these it is easy to fall into the trap of doing what is easy, instead of what is right. Keep reading for a few tips about doing what is right for your relationships, your...

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 / 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