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Best Way to Apologize? Starbucks, Business Experts on the Art of Saying Sorry



Understanding the benefit of a well-meaning apology, and how to best craft one, can help you become a truly great leader.


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Marshall Goldsmith, one of the world’s leading executive coaches, said, “I regard apologizing as the most magical, healing, restorative gesture human beings can make.” Learn this vital EQ skill!"Love means never having to say your sorry"... bull!

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3 Simple Conversations That Will Change The Rest Of Your Life. | Edgy Conversations

Any situation, no matter how bad it might appear at first, can be  remedied with the right conversation.  So being a master of that right conversation is an invaluable skill to have.  Without it, you find yourself alienating advocates and burning bridges.

 
EQRocks's insight:
3 Great Questions (and essential EQ skills):"Thank You..." -- gratitude
"I'm sorry..." -- humility, single biggest barrier to relationships(!)"Why?" -- curiosityThe right conversation will take very little time, cost you nothing (except some courage) and could very well transform your life!

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To This Day



To This Day is a project based on a spoken word poem written by Shane Koyczan (http://www.shanekoyczan.com) called “To This Day”, to further explore the profound…


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FANTASTIC video on how it feels to be a kid... how sticks and stones may hurt, but only for a time, while words CAN hurt us... sometimes permanently (unless we do some emotional healing). Grab a tissue and watch (07:37)!

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Ultimate Motivation No Excuses



Motivation is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. It gives us the power and intent to go after our dreams and make them become reality. Motivati...


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Excellent video to get your heart pumping and your confidence up to achieve your dreams!

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12 Tips for Handling Difficult Conversations



Take your leadership skills to the next level by getting comfortable with confrontation. Here are 12 ways to diffuse difficult people.


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We all have an inner, EQ-savvy voice that tells us when we need to have a difficult conversation with someone... Do it... these should help!

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Fuel Innovation thru Negative Emotions



Have you ever seen a leader authentically invite employees to openly talk about whatever they’re feeling, even when it’s anger directed toward the leader or the company? Chances are you haven’t, because most leaders would consider this inappropri...


EQRocks's insight:
ADVANCED EQ SKILLS: How about letting people/employees/teammates/family vent... but it's NOT about finger-pointing... it's about "I" messages and taking responsibility for our own thoughts, feelings and behaviours. When negative emotions can be expressed, and accepted, with the intention on releasing/healing them, they can be oh, so helpful. Excellent article... read on...

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Educate the Heart



Prepare our children for this world. Educate the heart. It's already happening around the world with astonishing results. http://educatingtheheart.org Video ...


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Beautiful video on the importance of educating our heart, as well as our mind. Heart matters!

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COACHING WITH DR. GEORGIANA SPRADLING | Emotionskills.com



We can help you become more skilled at managing your emotions and those of others, especially anger, fear and sadness.


EQRocks's insight:
Emotion Coaching by a seasoned pro -- Excellent!!If you need help with EQ, get some, soon. You'll thank yourself for the rest of your life!

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The Difference Between Self-Esteem and Selfishness



Some people erroneously equate having a healthy self-esteem with selfishness. Self-esteem is essential to who we are whereas selfishness prevents us from having regard for others. Read more to find out the differences between these two concepts.


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Here's a great EQ distinction that can help you feel much better about yourself, and about you taking care of yourself!

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Emotional Intelligence Case Study - Amadori for McDonalds - EQ Climate



Emotional intelligence in business research study shows benefits of EI on organizational performance. Higher EQ leaders create better organizational climate


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Read about this amazing case study on a company who implemented EQ in their ranks in a big way, and was rewarded with HUGE results! If you need statistical proof that EQ has a very high ROI, read this...

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flickspire - Life is like Coffee

Do you know people that just seem to be happier in general? Do you say to yourself, "I want to be more like them"? Often, the happiest people in the world don't have the best of everything...they just make the best of everything!


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What's the most important part of life? Turn up your speakers and read, and watch, this inspirational video.We always have choices!

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