Emotional Intelligence is vital

What is Emotional Intelligence? What is Emotional Intelligence or EI? Why does it matter so much? Why does it make good sense to get a handle on it? Some people get it and they thrive. Some get it and for one reason or another don’t use it. Others don’t get it at all and, if … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence is vital

The Baby Step Approach to Goals

Have you ever given up on a big audacious goal whenever the going got a bit tough or it seemed like too long to wait to achieve it? Welcome to the club. It will likely have been more to do with your approach to goal achievement than your actual willpower or grit. The baby step … Continue reading The Baby Step Approach to Goals

Values matter

Core values are hugely important to me, and they are vital to my emotional intelligence. Values have real power. I had a recent reminder of this from an unexpected source. BTW - if you prefer an audio version of this to listen to, I have included one just for you at the end of this … Continue reading Values matter

Fighting low self-confidence

This is just a quick post about my ongoing fight against low self-confidence. BTW - if you prefer an audio version of this to listen to, I have included one just for you at the end of this article - enjoy. I am all about developing and maintaining my self-confidence and emotional intelligence (EI). If … Continue reading Fighting low self-confidence

Total ownership is key

Taking total ownership turned my life around a few years ago – about twenty-one years ago to be precise – I am fifty-six at time of writing. BTW - if you prefer an audio version of this to listen to, I have included one just for you at the end of this article - enjoy. … Continue reading Total ownership is key

Emotional intelligence is neutral

Emotional intelligence is neutral. It is best thought of as a tool to be developed and used. This article will explain why embracing this simple concept and viewpoint is incredibly useful. Nature versus nurture and why it doesn’t matter Emotional intelligence or EI covers self-awareness, self-regulation, understanding others and managing relationships. These are known as … Continue reading Emotional intelligence is neutral

Self-Confidence for All! + Update

My self-confidence passion project is lifting off! https://vimeo.com/433660363 Self-Confidence for ALL - update to start announcement Like most of you I have been hammered by the response and reaction to C19. I have had to hunker down and work hard just to keep the wolves from the door. I have never been so busy but … Continue reading Self-Confidence for All! + Update

Emotional Intelligence in Uncertain Times

In this time of uncertainty and fear, this is just a quick post here to highlight the importance of using your emotional intelligence knowledge and skills for the benefit of yourself and everyone around you. These are indeed unsettling and frightening times for many people. Everyone will experience different emotions and thoughts because everyone is … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence in Uncertain Times

Happy Xmas & A Wonderful New Year

Sign With English Calligraphy Merry Christmas And A Happy 2020. Blue Christmas Tree, Snow And Lights To everyone I know and to everyone I'll meet on my journey - have a happy festive period and a wonderfully peaceful, happy and prosperous new year for 2020. Until next year - have a great one and all … Continue reading Happy Xmas & A Wonderful New Year

Gaffe Handling Brilliance

Once it's obvious to the people around you that you've made a self-created social gaffe, how do you deal with it? You can choose to get embarrassed about it, you can choose to tough it out, you can choose to make a run for it or, you can choose to handle it with good grace … Continue reading Gaffe Handling Brilliance

Managing relationships & EI

Managing relationships with others is the fourth pillar of Emotional Intelligence or EI. Recall that emotional intelligence comprises four pillars: self-awareness, self-regulation, understanding others and managing relationships. You could check out my “Emotional Intelligence is vital” post for more insight. Do you really need other people? “No person is an island, entire of itself; every person is … Continue reading Managing relationships & EI