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Organizational Development: Personalized Executive Support


An organization would be nothing without its people. Even the best organizations need skilled leaders at all levels to stay motivated, supported, and guided in finding creative solutions to challenging problems. Leaders do not simply arise out of nowhere. Rather, organizations develop such roles for people to advance into executive leadership and assist firms in developing other leaders with company-based values, visions, and overall goals.

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Positive Intelligence: The Beginning of Emotional Intelligence

Positive intelligence (PQ) is a measurement of how well your thinking can benefit you in the workplace. Essential players are on the frontlines of this never-ending mental battle: The destructive “Saboteur” and the wise “Sage”. Different regions and muscle powers of the brain fuel the Saboteurs and Sage. Both are crucial to improving one’s PQ — then, subsequently, one’s emotional intelligence (EQ). It’s all about understanding how to navigate them.

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Leadership Mindset Matters: The Development of Emotional Intelligence

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EQ involves processing emotions that influence our decisions. Effective leadership consists of strategy and long-term solutions. To become such a leader, you must improve the development of your EQ.

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Understanding Emotional Intelligence: Why Is It Crucial for Success?

Man learning to grow his emotional intelligence through self-motivation and resilience

Why is emotional intelligence considered to be such a valuable attribute in the workplace? The answer is simple: If you skip its development, your success could be hindered.

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Key Advice for Leadership Development

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Leaders’ essential habits to be effective are ingrained in good leadership practices and leadership development.

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The 3 Leadership Habits You Need to Grow as an Executive

The 3 Leadership Habits You Need to Grow as an Executive

Every great leader you know has leadership habits that have allowed them to evolve from a good leader, to one that makes an impact on the people and organizations they work lead.

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How to Combat Your Saboteurs and Eliminate Self-Doubt

Man Thinking About How to Combat Your Saboteurs and Eliminate Self-Doubt

We’ll be looking at your saboteurs in the final part of this series. The most crucial aspect of Positive Intelligence® is identifying and managing these saboteurs to prevent yourself from falling into the same cycle of negative thinking.

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Using Positive Intelligence to Manage Your Self-Judgement

Manage your self-judgement with positive thinking

In part 3 of this series, we’ll be covering “the judge,” which we can think of as the voice inside your head that brings up every mistake you’ve ever made, every doubt you’ve ever had, or every shortcoming you’ve ever noticed within yourself.

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The Key to Positive Thinking – Your Sage

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This is part two of my blog series on Positive Intelligence® and this week we’ll be focusing on your sage.

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Why Positive Intelligence is so Important for Leaders

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Positive Intelligence is one way we can verify the state of our mental fitness. It’s vital for your success as an upcoming or current leader and without a proper guide, improving your positive intelligence can be challenging to say the least.

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