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Organizational Development: A Business Strategy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Organizational development is the systematic alteration of employee operations. Its primary goal is to foster general expansion within a business. Moreover, employees are significantly less likely to oppose change if they have a clear grasp of what’s happening and why; education, communication, and expertise are crucial factors in the implementation of change. As a result, clear leadership can direct the process and provide team members with direction.

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Organizational Development: Personalized Executive Support


Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Mindset Leadership Development

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Man thinking about his leadership development

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Positive thinking - woman with balloon

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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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Set the Tone for a Successful Career

Don't let your title dictate your strategy. Rather, use these 7 steps for a smooth transition and to succeed in the most important period of your employment: your first 90 days.

As a new manager or leader, you have your work cut out for you but it's important to slow down and be strategic. Many careers get sidetracked during the first 90 to 180 days because the entry was too fast. Follow the advice in this free white paper to set the tone during your onboarding and to set yourself up for success.

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