Working with Emotional Intelligence – Drive and Empathy

In October & November our Working with Emotional Intelligence meetings covered Chapter 6 – What Moves Us and Chapter 7 – Social Radar. Overall both chapters didn’t generate much heated debate at all, partly because we’re all very similar in these areas and also that there wasn’t much content that anyone saw as controversial. Chapter 6 … Continue reading


Working with Emotional Intelligence – September

This month our Working with Emotional Intelligence meeting focused on Chapter 5 – Self-Control. We went into this thinking we’re fairly fortunate that self-control issues are not common in our environment. In fact they are so uncommon that we’re all pretty shocked when someone here loses their temper. What we didn’t take into consideration at the … Continue reading

Weekly Review – RIM, Fitbolt and Guts

One Thing I Learned This week we reviewed a chapter in Working with Emotional Intelligence that focused on gut instinct and how important recognizing your intuition is to your emotional awareness, how accurate you are in your own self-assessment and how that plays into your level of self-confidence. Fabulous stuff! Three Things I’m Grateful For … Continue reading

Tonecheck, Cupcakes And Reviews

One Thing I Learned That, despite the hype, women are not naturally more emotionally intelligent than men; I know right?! We really don’t have a one up there when it comes to managing our emotions or leading better. I was shocked to learn that this past week in Dan Goleman’s Working with Emotional Intelligence, he … Continue reading

Working with Emotional Intelligence

Every year my team and I read a book and discuss it as a group, at about a chapter a month in pace, sometimes I choose the book based on a topic I think we need to cover. Last year we worked on The 8th Habit by Stephen Covey, which is fairly heavy content covering … Continue reading