Category Archives: Emotional Intelligence

Living with empathy; seeking in understand in communications; standing in the other person’s shoes; understanding the beauty and joy of differences in all their aspects

On the Fruits of the Impact We Have with Each Other

During our life’s journey, we often cross paths with individuals who leave an indelible mark on our hearts and minds. Our interactions, however fleeting or profound, shape the narrative of our existence in ways we may not always comprehend in … Continue reading

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On Empathy’s Wonders

Plato wrote, “The highest form of knowledge is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world.” Empathy is the golden thread that weaves together the fabric of our humanity. It is not merely a … Continue reading

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On the Value of Our Personal Connections

We don’t live alone in the world. Each day brings the opportunity to connect with someone. It could be a simple hello, a conversation or a discussion. In each interaction, whether in words (spoken or written) or body language, as … Continue reading

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On the Value and Beauty of Relationships

In the intricate mosaic of life, relationships stand as the vibrant threads that weave our existence together. They are the radiant constellations that light up the vast expanse of our journey. As we navigate the ever-changing tides of existence, let … Continue reading

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When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking

A friend recently shared with me a beautiful poem, When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking, by Mary Korzan. It is written to her mother in a child’s words. She speaks of the simple experiences she observed, and how they impacted … Continue reading

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Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO – His Lesson on Empathy… His Interview Was Over

In the University of Chicago Booth School of Business magazine article, Leadership Lessons from Satya Nadella, by Sandra Jones, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella shares his thoughts on the three attributes of great leaders “and why none of it matters without … Continue reading

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I See You

Seth Godin writes that one of the most important words that he knows and which, he notes, does not have an English equivalent is Sawubona, a Zulu tribe greeting. A literal translation is: I see you, you are important to … Continue reading

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The Power and Joy of Engagement – Walking Slowly Through the Crowd

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,” wrote Aristotle. For great leaders, one of their greatest acts is that of serving… their selfless engagement with others that they may achieve their greatest … Continue reading

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Management Is About Human Beings

In the final years of his life Peter Drucker, recognized as the Father of Modern Management, captured lifelong learning in his book, The Definitive Drucker. In his discussion of People and Knowledge, he begins with a statement of his life-long … Continue reading

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On the Joy and Power of Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman writes: “IQ and technical skills are important, but Emotional Intelligence is the sine qua non of Leadership.” Leadership starts from within. It is a bedrock skill. All ideas, results, visions, strategies and goals, big and small, are operationalized … Continue reading

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