How often have you met a really smart person who did really dumb things? The reality is that our E.Q. (Emotional Intelligence) determines our success in our work, our relationships, and life far more profoundly than our ability to computer mathematical equations. And the good news is that unlike your I.Q. which is relatively fixed, your E.Q. is something you can build as you … [Read more...] about I.Q. Matters. But Your E.Q. Matters More.
You probably know someone yourself whose become preoccupied to the point of obsessiveness with shaping their body or face to conform to an idealized and illusive image of beauty. Don’t get me wrong. I like to look good. Who doesn’t right?! But there’s a distinct line between healthy vanity (with a focus on health living) and unhealthy obsession (with a preoccupation with … [Read more...] about “The Official Body”: The Profound Cost of Conformity
Staying on path toward your goals takes motivation… by the truckload. Getting it can be easy. Keeping it, well… not so much. The word itself comes from the Latin word movere – “to move.” But “moving forward” when you would rather plant yourself on the couch with a bucket of butter popcorn and watch reruns of The Simpsons is no easy task. So what to do? While there is … [Read more...] about Six powerful motivators to help you achieve your goals
There’s no two ways about it. Losing your job is hard. Whether it has everything to do with your performance, or nothing at all, it’s still hard. But as I’ve said so many times before, often as I’ve struggled with my own adversities, success in life isn’t always about the opportunities we create but how we respond to it’s setbacks. I remember being literally thrown onto … [Read more...] about Bouncing Back from Job Loss, Faster, Wiser and Better off
You are probably familiar with the words of my friend Marianne Williamson. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.” It’s a powerful message that has become famous for a reason (and is often incorrectly attributed to Nelson Mandela). So many … [Read more...] about Quiet Your Inner Critic