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Author: Carolyn Stern

Part one of my blog discussed why researching your audience is crucial for a powerful presentation. Another common mistake I see when people are giving presentations is not having a clear message. They will present a well-rehearsed speech, but during their preparation did not think about what they wanted to achieve during the presentation, and/or […]

What is the most important part of your presentation? The topic? The impact? The takeaways? All three are important, but none of the above will result in an effective presentation without an engaged audience. My rule is that “It’s never about you, it’s all about your audience.” The number one way to ensure success of […]

Problem solving is a key skill that can make a huge difference to your business. Whether resolving a problem between you and your client, you and your employees, or you and your union, three things need to exist: 1.Shared goals: The thing about shared goals is that you have to walk the talk. In good […]

Stress management is the final area that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how well we cope with change, the unfamiliar, and our daily challenges. Here, we examine how well we manage stress.  These competencies make up the general area of Emotional Intelligence Flexibility Stress Tolerance Optimism Let’s finish examining the third competency under […]

Stress management is the final area that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how well we cope with change, the unfamiliar, and our daily challenges. Here, we examine how well we manage stress. These competencies make up the Stress Management area of the EQ model: Flexibility Stress Tolerance Optimism In my last blog, Stretch […]

Stress management is the final area that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how well we cope with change, the unfamiliar, and our daily challenges. These competencies make up the stress management area of the model: Flexibility Stress Tolerance Optimism Let’s begin with the first competency under the Stress Management Composite, Flexibility. Flexibility is […]

Decision Making is the fourth area that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how we use the information our emotions provide to make decisions. These competencies make up the Decision Making area of the model: Problem Solving Reality Testing Impulse Control Let’s finish examining the third competency under the Decision Making Composite and discuss […]

Decision-making – how we use the information our emotions provide to make decisions – is the fourth composite scale that contributes to emotional intelligence. In my last blog, I examined the first emotional intelligence competency under this composite scale, Problem Solving.  Let’s continue with the second competency and discuss Reality Testing. Reality testing is the […]

Decision-making is the fourth composite scale that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how we use the information our emotions provide to make decisions. These competencies make up the decision-making area of the model: Problem Solving Reality Testing Impulse Control How do you solve problems when your emotions are running rampant? Well you can’t […]

Interpersonal is the third area that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how we interact with others. Here, we examine our social graces. These competencies make up the interpersonal area of the EQ model:• Interpersonal relationships• Empathy• Social responsibility Let’s finish with the third competency under the Interpersonal Composite and discuss Social Responsibility. Social […]