See The Forest Through The Trees

2 05, 2016

4 Things To Focus On To Increase Your Businesses Chance Of Success

2016-11-01T08:39:45+00:00 See The Forest Through The Trees|

This Weeks Focal Point: According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 new businesses will fail with the first 18 months. And, only 35% of theses starts ups are running after ten years according to recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Business owners can increase their odds in the start-up phase by focusing on three things...

25 04, 2016

Don’t Let Your Emotions Outweigh Your Intelligence

2016-11-01T08:45:09+00:00 Emotional Intelligence, See The Forest Through The Trees|

For most of my professional career, I have been sent to places to solve problems, assist people and, get performance on track. When it comes to helping experienced individuals in the workplace, I find it's less about their technical skills and more about personal skills. Specifically, their emotional intelligence or emotional quotient (EQ). Your EQ is a measurement of your ability to recognize your own, and other people's emotions so you can distinguish between different feelings and to use the emotional information to guide your thinking and behavior. Research has shown that successful leaders and top performers have a well-developed emotional intelligence. A high EQ makes it possible for you to work effectively with others and to respond effectively to rapidly changing conditions or circumstances.