The Ebola Virus and Your Career

You are probbaly wondering what does Ebola have to do with your career, other than the fact that god forbid you somehow contracted the illness and had to be in quarentine, etc. etc.  No, that is not where we are going with this.  Although the Ebola virus in our eyes as human being and victims Read More


America’s Got Talent. Do you?

The most recent episode of America’s Got Talent was conducted in a different manner than usual and many attribute this difference to Howard Stern and his thinking out of the box mentality. In a nutshell and we will come back to this later, he referred to the delivery of results, but through engagement rather than Read More


Elon Musk’s Magic card

People like to be consistent with the things they have previously said or done. In being able to connect to people in an emotionally intelligent way and to be able to persuade them, there are several factors that play a part; and one of them is consistency. Consistency is done or activated by looking for Read More


The Raft Called the Career Change; Steps for Planning and Maneuvering the Waves

It’s summer and the glowing sun outside coupled with the ocean breeze remind me of renewal and introspection. Are you with me? New eating habits, a good workout regimen, and new favorite restaurant. New career may be? Many individuals I come in to contact with contemplate their career. They are satisfied with their existing role, Read More


How to Deal with People that have Low EI

No matter how resolute one becomes to strengthening their own emotional intelligence level, the fact remains that people around them aren’t necessarily emotionally intelligent. For that matter, even when aware of the emotional intelligence concept, people don’t always want to grow. That leaves an emotionally intelligent individual on an island in a low emotional intelligence Read More


Managing Introverts like Audrey Hepburn

Management Monday: Managing and Motivating Introverts Modern business is all about extroverts, teams and collaboration, which is great. However, history has proven that it’s important not to overlook the value of introverts. The world recognizes introverts such as Warren Buffet, Jo Rowling, Johnny Depp, Audrey Hepburn and Steven Spielberg as some of the most impactful Read More


Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Engagement

Management Monday: Building Employee Engagement by Showing Appreciation At first, building and engaging a team sounds ideal and simple. Winning sports teams like the Connecticut Huskies and America’s favorite superheroes, The Avengers, make it look so easy. The thought process typically starts with needing specific skills to help achieve goals. Unfortunately, the art of constructing Read More


Your American Hustle

Management Monday: Managing Personal Accountability American Hustle claimed 10 Academy Awards and seems to have won America’s love as an instant classic film. Even after weeks in the spotlight, leading actress, Jennifer Lawrence is still grabbing headlines for her edgy performance. And sure, it’s good entertainment. Unfortunately, the “hustle” mentality portrayed by the fictional characters Read More


Lohan Persuasion

Persuasion can be the dreaded “sour milk” of a conflict resolution “party” or the crowd favorite “fruit punch.” Persuasion can easily sour or strengthen a communication process, based on the approach. Tasting effective persuasion is the result of following the recipe correctly. And when two sides disagree, it’s easy for flavors to clash. Whether it Read More


Leadership Qualities of Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi has been at Pepsi for 17 years. PepsiCo is currently the biggest food and beverage company in North America, and Indra holds the reins as CEO. She manages a corporate family of over 300,000 employees. It’s not surprising that she is a valued and influential leader in the business world. During her career, Read More