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The Benefits of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

This blog post will explore the ways in which emotional intelligence can improve communication, teamwork, and productivity in the office....

The Highs and Lows of Social Awareness in the Workplace

Social awareness; another one of those fancy words thrown around usually in frustration when people aren’t listening or agreeing with...

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Frequently Asked Questions about EI What is Emotional Intelligence? The term Emotional Intelligence was coined by psychologists Peter Salovey and John...

Do you really need to earn trust?

There is an age old expression that has outlived so many that I really disagree with…. ‘you need to earn...

E.I. within Workplace Bullying

Emotional Intelligence within Workplace Bullying We are all familiar with workplace bullying. Whether it be that you have experienced it,...

More of a Hindrance Than a Help

More Of A Hindrance Than A Help That feeling of relief when the hiring process is finally over, the offer...

Reinvention and Growth – Hawaii Style!

I recently spent a glorious 2 weeks in Hawaii and experienced the beauty of Oahu and the Hawaiian Islands. For...

Emotional Intelligence at Events

3 Drinks, a Work Function and a Lost Promotion It’s that time of year, work functions are in full swing,...

Single Tasking Day

National Single Tasking Day – But is Multi-Tasking Even Possible? In this ‘busy’ society that we live in, multitasking feels...

Gender, what gender?

I believe gender equality in the workforce is about more than ticking a quota. The question I think we should...

Happy Christmas (War is Over)- Or is it?

Happy Christmas (War is Over)- Or is it? Christmas is usually the time we bring family together to celebrate and share...

The Toughest Workplace Conversations

The Toughest Workplace Conversations Managing under performance has got to be one of the toughest parts of being a leader...

Holiday Hangover

Holiday’s are fantastic! The chance to have a break from work, from life and just enjoy yourself. Great food, late...

It’s Ok To Have a Sh!t Day

It’s Ok To Have A Sh!t Day  We have no control over anything that happens in this world except for...

Personality or EI Tests – Yes or No?

Emotional Intelligence and Personality tests can be lots of fun to do but are they the Horoscopes or the Facebook...

Networking. Authentic? Or Fake and Pretentious?

Networking. Authentic? Or Fake and Pretentious? Business owners and career minded people understand that building relationships is essential for any...

Silencing the Imposter Voice

Silencing the Imposter Voice That imposter voice is within all of us. Yes, every single one of us has the...

Halloween

Halloween: Why Do Australians Want to Celebrate A Tradition That Isn’t Ours? With Halloween just around the corner, many of us...

That’s Not The Person I Hired

That’s Not The Person I Hired Many of us have been here before. We go through the interview and hiring process...

You can have it all, just not all at once….. wrong!

I heard a saying a few years ago that really resonated and I latched onto it: “you can have it...

Pandemic Business

What Should Businesses Be Doing Post-Pandemic? There is a lot of talk throughout every Industry of what the new ‘normal’...

The EI Behind New Year Resolutions

The E.I. Behind New Year Resolutions- Why Do Some Work and Others Don’t? The 1st of January is known as the...

Network Do’s and Dont’s

I am a ‘peoples person’…. yep overly excited, positive and love being around people. Funnily enough though, networking is something...

Underperformers in the Workplace

Underperformers in the Workplace We’ve all been here before. We’ve either worked alongside them, lead them, been served by (or...

The Return To Work Hangover

The Return To Work Hangover Most of us have just returned from some form of a holiday (or time off)....

Are you adding fuel to your blazing fire?

Not every day is a walk in the park. We’ve all had those moments or those days when it all...

Change Management using E.I.

Change Management using E.I. I recall delivering a workshop 2 years ago where we touched on the amount of change...

Why Do Our Minds Love A Good Story?

Why Do Our Minds Love A Good Story? Storytelling is commonly used at events to share an experience, deliver a...

Does Public Speaking make you feel physically sick?

A question I get asked a lot is: Do you really love public speaking? Don’t you get nervous? My answer...

Do or Do Not- There Is No Try

Do or Do Not- There is No ‘Try’ So, let’s make it clear upfront that I am not Star Wars...

Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Emotional Intelligence Hot Topic- Unwanted Xmas Gifts From finding the right gift to receiving unwanted gifts, what should be a beautiful...
Videos

There Is No Such Thing As A Bad Emotion

There is no such thing as a bad emotion. There is an appropriate situation and severity to show our emotions....

Empathy vs Sympathy

Iconic Businesses and admired Leaders all share one core skill: Empathy. However, empathy is often misunderstood for Sympathy. Understand the...

What is Emotional Intelligence

What is EI, where did it come from and why is it important?

30 Mins To Boost Your Day – Video 1

Amy Jacobson on Disrupting the Mindset

Embedding Goals In Our Mind

Dreams are nice to have but goals are needed to make them reality. How do we actually achieve our goals?...

Emotional Hijack

An example of an Emotional Hijack. An Emotional Hijack is when our amygdala responds with an emotional reaction before our...
Podcasts

Emotional Intelligence & Human Behaviour Expert Amy Jacobson on THE NIGHTSHIFT

Emotional Intelligence & Human Behaviour Expert Amy Jacobson on THE NIGHTSHIFT which aired on the 5/01/2024

Amy Jacobson – Emotional Intelligence & Finding Your ‘y’

In today’s episode, I chat to Amy Jacobson from Finding Your ‘y’. Amy Jacobson is an emotional intelligence coach and...

Why Emotional Intelligence matters with Author Amy Jacobson

Throughout this podcast series, we have been exploring saving, investing, and finances from many different angles but with a primary...

Emotional Intelligence with Amy Jacobson

Your emotions drive all your actions and those actions will be in direct proportion to how successful you are. Also,...