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Posted by on May 16, 2019

Four Characteristics of an Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Four Characteristics of an Emotionally Intelligent Leader

The value of Emotional Intelligence (EI), or “the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others,” is increasingly being used as a cognitive leadership tool to enhance the effectiveness of communication in the public and private sectors. In our recent webinar, Emotional Intelligence, The Use of Emotional Intelligence for Effective Relationships, we defined EI and described ways it impacts our daily lives. Let’s take a closer look at four of the characteristics that are common among emotionally intelligent leaders and explore steps we can take to improve our own EI as leaders:

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Posted by on May 9, 2019

Suffering from #NGMA2019 and OMB Overload?

Suffering from #NGMA2019 and OMB Overload?

It has taken me a bit to write my #NGMA2019 post. To be fair, I camped out for the first time in 30 years the weekend after and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued not one, but two memos the same week. More on that in a minute…

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Posted by on May 2, 2019

Celebrate Public Service Recognition Week  May 5-11, 2019

Celebrate Public Service Recognition Week May 5-11, 2019

An estimated 7.11 million Americans have chosen public service careers. How does their work impact our lives, our communities, and the entire nation? Public Service Recognition Week, May 5-11, is dedicated to providing recognition for public servants, whose hard work and valiant efforts enhance our quality of life.

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Posted by on Apr 30, 2019

Emotional Intelligence Webinar May 8, 2019:   Whether You’re in the Executive Suite or Not — This Session is for You

Emotional Intelligence Webinar May 8, 2019:
Whether You’re in the Executive Suite or Not — This Session is for You

If you are like me, you realize maintaining effective relationships is not easy. Think back to your ineffective relationships: what role did emotions play? In our professional lives, unhealthy relationships affect team chemistry, advancement, and even engagement. In fact, Gallup estimates employee disengagement cost U.S. companies $450-$550 billion a year — not exactly pocket change. Therefore, how does being emotionally-mindful set effective relationships apart from ineffective ones?

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