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 →

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 →

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It’s human nature to want to trust people.  And while some have more issues with trust than others, most of us would agree that being “trustworthy” is a highly desired attribute.  But what we don’t talk about very much is how to build trust.  We assume we have it orRead More →

It’s that time of year.  When this year’s results are almost complete and it is time to start looking at how our strategy will be different (or produce different) results next year.  Most business owners I know are already looking at 2020.  What will this new year bring?  What strategicRead More →

curiosity leads to new paths

I found this quote from Walt Disney, and found it inspiring.  “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”  I find it interesting that one of the most innovative persons of the past century attributes muchRead More →

constant state of learning

It is now estimated that modern jobs require you to relearn 30% of skills each year.  Think about that.  Roughly every three years, you have to learn essentially everything you need to do your job all over again.  Now we know that around 30-40% of your job knowledge stays consistentRead More →