building resilience

Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness”. It is fundamentally a system property. It refers to the magnitude of change or disturbance that a system can experience without shifting into an alternate state that has different structural and functional properties.  Building resilience is necessary forRead More →

Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is defined as the ability to sense, understand, and effectively apply emotions to be more collaborative and productive with others. It also has been proven that people with high EQ have better MENTAL HEALTH, higher JOB PERFORMANCE and make BETTER LEADERS.  EQ can be learned, andRead More →

courage to listen

Winston Churchill once said “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”  Listening takes courage. Listening makes you vulnerable.  It makes you put others first.  By listening, you are putting your self-interest aside, and putting the needsRead More →

slow down to go faster

Here’s an idea that I’ve heard before, but used to think was pure BS.  If you want to go fast, slow down.  I never believed it.  My type-A, High ID style, go for it attitude says drive harder, drive faster.  But I have learned a strange fact in the pastRead More →