Posts by Mark

As Easy As Falling Off A Horse

George Washington

What if learning to effectively manage, motivate and inspire people were as easy as falling off a horse? More specifically, what if mastering those crucial leadership skills involved walking beside that horse, learning to dance with that horse, becoming more horse-like over time? Well, then, you’d be in good company: Because throughout history, the most…

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The Tragedy Of Unresolved Feelings

School

As a leader in any organization—be it work, school, church, community/political endeavors, or family life—you’ve experienced the challenges of motivating others to get things done. As a student, employee, or volunteer in a non-commercial organization, you may have felt powerless when you weren’t making the impact you’d hoped to—and you couldn’t quite figure out why.…

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Words Are Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

Have you ever seen a parent listlessly tell a child to “clean your room or else,” with absolutely no result? Have ever you asked for space in a relationship and had someone become even more invasive? How many times have you heard a co-worker agree to spearhead a committee or accomplish a simple task—only to…

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Ignore Emotional Intelligence At Your Peril

Emotional Intelligence

Ignoring Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the Workplace Can Cost You… Time and Money The US Air Force selected recruiters with high EQ, resulting in a threefold increase in the number of recruits while generating a savings of $3 million annually. When L’Oreal hired sales people with high EQ, they proceeded to generate an average of…

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