Emotional Intelligence – The Blog

When you can’t decide what to do

    Are you dithering over a decision? Sometimes it can be really hard to finally take the plunge.     Here are two interesting tools to help you that I heard about recently on one of my favorite radio … Continue reading


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Do you allow your emotions to rule your life?

  Are you able to identify emotions?   Try this simple test: Can you tell the difference between a happy dog and an angry dog? I bet you can – and being able to do this is vital.     … Continue reading


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A chance to test my Emotional Intelligence

  You may recall that my lovely old Beetle car died about a year ago.   In December I ordered my new Beetle, exactly to my specifications. It finally arrived on 6th May. (As an aside, it’s very sad to … Continue reading


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Do you have problems you are completely unaware of?

  A recent report on what’s been going wrong in some NHS (National Health Service) hospitals has highlighted that; at Stafford hospital there were many reports of problems by staff (hundreds of them). But the people on the board of … Continue reading


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Emotional intelligence – An easy way to improve it

  How good is your emotional intelligence? And does emotional intelligence help anyway?     And if it does, can you improve it?       Emotional intelligence     This is your ability to   • Identify emotions (both … Continue reading


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Does Emotional Intelligence help you at work?

  Did you watch the Wimbledon men’s final? I feel like I lost about a stone during the exhausting three sets. (It was probably worse for the finalists though.)   If you watched any of the finals, you couldn’t have … Continue reading


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What’s the worst presentation you have ever seen?

  Why was it so bad? Was it boring, annoying, infuriating? I guarantee you know it was bad because of the emotions you felt while you were there.     When you are talking to someone else or even presenting … Continue reading


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An undervalued skill – in memory of Emma

I recently heard a programme about people in Japan who are having the deal with the aftermath of the devastation there, both from the Tsunami and from the nuclear fallout. The village In a small village the survivors are rebuilding … Continue reading


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