In this article, I’ll be reaching into my big bag of emotional intelligence tricks to pull out a new Knowledge Nugget called Confirmation Bias. I’ll also be sharing a Tiny Tweak called Equal Airtime. Let’s get started with some simplified neuroscience.
Every day, thanks to your five senses, your brain is exposed to thousands of pieces of information based on the things you see, smell, taste, touch and hear. To get a sense of just how much information your brain processes in any given day, try doing a 10 second inventory.
When someone starts talking about a situation that involves difficult emotions, the individual on the receiving end of the conversation chimes in lickety-split. They start talking without first getting a sense of the direction the conversation should be headed.
During this article, I’ll be reaching into my big bag of emotional intelligence tricks to pull out a Tiny Tweak called Your Conversation Compass.
Emotional intelligence requires a combination of self-awareness and self-discipline. In this article, I’ll be reaching into my big bag of emotional intelligence tricks to pull out a Tiny Tweak called The Scientist vs The Judge. Without a doubt, applying this tiny tweak requires a fair amount of self-discipline but the impact it can have on your thoughts is remarkable. Let’s get started with this episode’s real-life story.
In this article, I’ll be reaching into my big bag of emotional intelligence tricks to pull out a Knowledge Nugget called Filling in the Blanks. This explains how your mind responds when you don’t have complete information and in return, how this impacts your emotions.
Then, I’m going to pull out a Tiny Tweak called Inventory the Story to strengthen your ability to work with your emotions rather than working against them by learning how to practice a little thought management.
Two Questions to Ask when Anxiety is Active October 3, 2022
Are you interested in controlling your Anxiety? If so, stay tuned! In this article, I’ll be reaching into my big bag of emotional intelligence tricks to pull out a Knowledge Nugget that defines Fear & Anxiety.
I also pull out a Tiny Tweak Technique you can use the next time your Anxiety is active called Recognizing Rational & Irrational Thinking. Let’s get started with a brief story.
Do you Contribute to Unnecessary Drama & Needless Suffering? September 19, 2022
When your Anger is active, do you contribute unnecessary drama and needless suffering? In today’s episode, I’ll be reaching into my big bag of emotional intelligence tricks and pulling out two very powerful Tiny Tweak Techniques called Thinking about Your Thinking and Real-Time Rapid Thought Reviews. Let’s get started with a story.
10 Questions to Determine if You're Emotionally Intelligent September 5, 2022
Any good entrepreneur knows, “supply and demand” is a fundamental business principle. Simply put, you would much rather be selling band aids to someone who is bleeding in the middle of nowhere instead of selling ice to an Eskimo living in Alaska.
It’s a basic principle. First and foremost, there needs to be a demand for the service or product you have to offer. If there is a demand, it then becomes a matter of supply.
Are you wondering what this has to do with emotional intelligence?
Why Emotional Intelligence is Important for Leaders August 22, 2022
These days innovation, creativity, and the ability to think about problems in new ways are essential drivers to business transformation, competitive advantage, and the impact to the bottom line. That’s one of the reasons why you won’t find a thriving Leader these days who doesn’t have diversity, equity, and inclusion on their list of priorities.
Three Small Details an Author Got Wrong and Why it Matters! August 8, 2020
Authors and thought leaders are continuing to highlight emotional intelligence as a topic worthy of attention, discussion, and further exploration! That’s great!
But here’s the thing… A lot of these well-intended contributors are misinformed about emotions. They have some of their information right, but there’s often a sprinkle of misinformation mixed in as well.
Emotions activate for a reason. You can think of them as “signals” designed to bring valuable information into your awareness. The type of information depends on the emotion. Each emotion is designed to serve a different purpose.
Guilt is no exception. Contrary to popular belief, Guilt is a healthy emotion.
Want to know the best way to control your emotions? That’s simple. Stop trying.
People who believe controlling your emotions is a good long-term strategy are misinformed. These misinformed individuals work tirelessly trying to exercise control over something that’s actually working as designed.