Lesson Category: Emotional Intelligence

Clear Communication Sample Lesson

    Being able to communicate effectively is one of the most important skills in every area of life. From interacting with family and friends to bosses, co-workers, and clients, being able to get your point across clearly and concisely will help you succeed more than any other skill we talk about. There are many …

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01.50 Mindset

  Why is it that obviously less-talented people are often able to be more successful than their more talented counterparts? Research shows that the difference is in the way that they think about, or view their ability, talent, & intelligence. In today’s episode we’re going to look at these 2 very different Mindsets: Fixed Mindset …

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01.49 Teamwork

  Today’s episode digs into why developing Team Skills is so important. What you’ll realize is how much these skills overlap with the skills we’ve covered in previous episodes. Do you consider yourself a “lone wolf” & dread working in a team situation? If so, the road ahead is going to be pretty tough. Teamwork …

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01.47 Good Character Traits

  We’ve all heard the term “character” used before. Today we’ll take a closer look at the traits that make up one’s character with a focus on the “good” traits that help you to succeed. Character traits are all of the aspects of a person’s behavior and attitudes that make up their personality. Everyone has …

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01.45 Grit 101 Part 2

  In our last message we took our first look at Grit. As a reminder – Merriam-Webster defines Grit as “firmness of character, indomitable spirit.” Again, Angela Duckworth, who researched Grit, tweaked the definition to be “perseverance & passion for long-term goals.” In Part 1 we looked the 4 characteristics that personify Grit – Interest, …

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01.44 Grit 101 Part 1

  As part of Emotional Intelligence, today we’re going to look at Grit. Merriam-Webster defines Grit as “firmness of character, indomitable spirit.” Angela Duckworth, who researched Grit, did a famous TED talk, & wrote a book on it tweaked the definition to be “perseverance & passion for long-term goals.” A good trait to have! This …

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01.43 Stress Management Part 2

  As a reminder Merriam-Webster defines stress as: “a state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc.: something that causes strong feelings of worry or anxiety.” In Part 1 of stress management, we gave you 5 strategies for improving your attitude about stress, work habits & overall environment. In …

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01.42 Stress Management Part 1

  Today we’re going to discuss something that everyone deals with: Stress. Merriam-Webster defines stress as: “a state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc.: something that causes strong feelings of worry or anxiety.” Many challenging & valuable experiences are stressful & part of the growth process. It’s really …

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