The Role of Hardiness in Emotional Intelligence, And How You Can Measure It
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The Role of Hardiness in Emotional Intelligence, And How You Can Measure It

Why is it that some people are better at handling stress than others? Why do some people believe they have a great deal of control over their lives, while others feel that life is just something that happens to them? Why, when one person sees an insurmountable challenge, does someone else sees the same situation…

Seven Emotional Intelligence Books You Should Read – Updated
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Seven Emotional Intelligence Books You Should Read – Updated

If one of your commitments for 2021 is to read more (an admirable goal), here are some suggestions for learning more about emotional intelligence. I originally published this blog post in 2014 with just four books, and those selections still hold today. Over time I have added more books, each one of which offers something…

How Certification in EQi/EQ360 Impacted my Personal and Professional Practice

How Certification in EQi/EQ360 Impacted my Personal and Professional Practice

Whammo. There it was, my full EQi results. All of my scores with nicely colored bars drawing my eye to each one I deemed “low”. A self-admitted type A personality, I was excited about all of the “high scores” I had.  “Yes!  I thought, nailed it, I AM emotionally intelligent”. …and then I had my personal debrief and learned…

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How Soon Is Too Soon?

A common question that comes up in the EQ-I & EQ360 Certification process is how soon is too soon for someone to go through the assessment process again after their initial completion. Leaving aside situations where there is a validity concern with the report (I’ll cover that in a future post), there is a simple…

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Five Tips for Administering 360 Degree Leadership Assessments

Many coaches I work with are familiar with 360 degree leadership assessments and how they can be used to get feedback from others on an individual’s performance. However many have also not had the experience of using 360’s in their work. When we discuss the EQ360 tool as part of the EQ certification process, it’s…