Emotional Intelligence – Can it be Taught?

Emotional Intelligence – Can it be Taught?

Emotional Intelligence defined: The ability to know one’s emotional state, manage it, read the emotion in others, and use this information to guide one’s thinking and actions. Emotional Intelligence defined: The ability to know one’s emotional state, manage it, read...
Do Your Employees Have Leadership Potential?

Do Your Employees Have Leadership Potential?

Effective future leaders within organizations are sometimes hard to assess at first glance. This article by Rick Lash, the director of the Leadership and Talent practice at Hay Group, highlights our view of the ingredients of effective leadership. Effective future...
The Value of Negative Thinking

The Value of Negative Thinking

Instead of blind optimism and always looking on the bright side, is there value in negative thinking? Can negative thinking even produce happiness and/or a sense of well-being? Instead of blind optimism and always looking on the bright side, is there value in negative...
Losing Our Silence

Losing Our Silence

Did you know that most of us are progressively having fewer and fewer moments when we are not in the midst of a kind of sensory bombardment? You know, sounds coming at you from everywhere, spaces more and more filled with advertisements, posters, and news. Did you...
Grumpy Employees – Can Grumpy be a Good Thing?

Grumpy Employees – Can Grumpy be a Good Thing?

Just because you may have some grumpy employees, does not necessarily mean that they are bad employees. Not everyone was born with a sunny disposition. There is a big difference between an employee with a bad attitude and a grumpy employee. Further, a grumpy or two in...