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COVID 19 S.T.R.E.S.S. And Employee Mental Well-being?

  There are few things in society more pervasive than stress, especially during the COVID 19 pandemic. It is something experienced by most people yet has different origins and manifestations. What causes stress for your colleague may not even...

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Improve Mental Wellbeing by “Unplugging”

Eating. Sleeping. Screens. These three words can easily describe the average day of our tech obsessions during COVID 19. What you may be surprised to know is that these 3 words apply to a far wider segment of the American public. A 2019 report by...

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Hiring Great People Is An Art

The first ingredient in my leadership secret sauce blog series is about the critical importance of employee selection and hiring. The people you hire impact your entire organization and team. Ultimately you can pin the success or failure of...

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Leadership Competencies To Lead Through COVID-19 And Beyond

I’m often asked, “Martha, are leaders born or made?” If you’ve been following my BLOG posts, you know that I firmly believe leaders are made and only after certain  key competencies have been identified, harnessed,...

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Social Regulation During COVID-19

As we come to a close on the topic of emotional intelligence this week, I want to address the final component, social regulation. At this point in time, I hope you’ve come to realize that EQ is not a core competency taught in school, but one...

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Social Awareness During COVID-19

I have been highlighting the importance of emotional intelligence in my blog series this month. Why is social awareness an important competency for you to practice during this time of crisis? With you and your team members working remotely, being...

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EQ & Motivation: Team Success During COVID-19 Pandemic

This month I've been writing about the importance of being an effective leader utilizing emotional intelligence during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the key components of EQ that we haven't covered yet is motivation. Daniel...

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Self Awareness & Self Regulation During COVID-19

"My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them." -- Jack Kerouac In last week’s blog, I wrote about Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and its importance as a leader during this time of the...

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Emotional Intelligence And COVID 19 Pandemic

During these uncertain times in our world, you may ask why is emotional intelligence (EQ) important? EQ is being aware of and understanding the emotions you are feeling in the moment. Whether you are a business leader, a leader in your community, a...

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Job Benchmarking: Compare Talent to the Job Benchmark

  Job benchmarking is a tool used to measure the behaviors, motivators and competencies needed for success for a given job. In our previous posts in this series, we’ve discussed the four building blocks of job benchmarking....

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