Category Archives: emotional intelligence

The Opposite Principle


 The Opposite principle is illustrated in an episode of the TV show Seinfeld, when George decides to do the opposite of everything he usually does, because his life sucks. When he begins to do this, his luck changes and everything begins … Continue reading

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Global Leadership: Fitting in, without giving in


Adapting your leadership style to a different cultural setting can be tough, especially when the new setting demands a style different from how you would normally and comfortably behave at home. So how do you adapt your leadership behavior across … Continue reading

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5 Ways Your Brain Is Tricking You into Being Miserable


Everyone wants to be happy, but the biggest obstacle to that is the mushy thing inside your skull that you think with. Source: http://www.cracked.com               The brain is designed to put more weight on … Continue reading

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The Chemistry of Positive Social Interactions In Leadership


Anne Egros’s insight: Judith and Richard Glaser published an article in HBR on the results of a study that analyzed the hormonal response of positive and negative behaviors in managers. Oxytocin is the hormone we produce when we feel good during a conversation like positive feedback. Cortisol is … Continue reading

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Dealing with Difficult People: The Know-It-All


Got a know-it-all in your life who knows everything except, perhaps, how to act like a real human being? Read on for tips on how to deal. According to the author of this article, Susan Davis, the Know It All … Continue reading

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Do Facial Expressions Develop before Birth?


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Fetal facial development is essential not only for postnatal bonding between parents and child, but also theoretically for the study of the origins of affect. However, how such movements become coordinated is poorly understood. … Continue reading

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Beware the Very Real Effect of Negative Social Connections


See on Scoop.it – Education For The Future There’s a growing body of evidence supporting the idea that your friends’ friends wield tremendous power over you without you even knowing it. Social networks are the groups of real friends that … Continue reading

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