Jasen Shirley

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Want to Motivate Your Team? Do These 4 Things

Actions speak louder than words, especially in the world of workplace motivation.<p>To be a good leader, you must be a good motivator. Unfortunately, quoting past presidents and thought leaders aren't always going to cut it. To motivate others, you must be motivated yourself.<p>And like all good stories, …

Thought Leadership

How to Combine Siri Shortcuts in iOS 12 Beta for Quick, Silent Commands

During WWDC 2018, Apple showed us a new trick with Siri in iOS 12: the ability to assign shortcuts. Instead of hoping Siri properly understands what …

iOS

What Makes a Leader?

Leaders are the ones who are willing to do whatever it takes to succeed and get better at whatever they do<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>When asked to define the ideal leader, …

Leadership

7-Day 1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Weight Loss

Think a 1200-calorie diet is impossible to follow? Think again.<p>We’ve made sure you won’t feel deprived with these hearty lower-calorie breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Be the Type of Leader People Will Remember for Life? Do the 1 Thing Most Bosses Hate the Most

The essence of great leadership really comes down to where you place yourself on the organizational pyramid.<p>In management theory, certain concepts from yesteryear no longer hold true. Like, for example, the idea that people must be driven to perform.<p>Yet over the years, I've learned that <i>driving</i> …

Profit

Accountability Starts With Emotional Connection

Accountability is one of the most important things leaders must deal with in business, and often, it’s the one they struggle with most.<p>See if you recognize some of these suggestions you have heard from others on how to deal with holding people accountable:<p>“Be clear on action items, crystal clear.” …

9 Mantras to Keep You Mentally Strong

While it can be easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a …

Self-help

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

15 Keto Snacks That Take Care of Comfort Food Cravings

Is it just us, or is the ketogenic diet trending harder than berets and flare pants right now? High in fats, low in carbs, and 100-percent …

10 communications errors that are ruining your career

Everyone knows communication is key to a productive relationship—and yet everyone makes communication mistakes.It’s all too common to send an email …

6 ways highly emotionally intelligent people deal with anger

Most of us don't like confrontation — but it's a fact of life we can't run from forever. We have to assert ourselves, our boundaries and our needs — and others have to do the same with us.<p>There are a million terrible ways of expressing your frustration. Here's how to do so with better emotional …

4 Exercises to Better Handle Anxiety, Fear, and Anger

How a person deals with other human beings is a big factor in whether or not he or she succeeds in business and life.<p>How a person deals with other human beings is a big factor in whether or not he or she succeeds in business and life. It involves emotional intelligence (EI), or the ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Questions That Will Instantly Reveal Your Level of Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman, the foremost authority on emotional intelligence, offers these nine questions to tell you whether you have EQ or not.<p>Followers of my column are well aware of my penchant for writing about emotional intelligence (EQ). The highlight so far, for me, was drawing attention back to a hot …

Emotional Intelligence

The Model in 'the Racist Dove Ad' Just Spoke Up--and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Lola Ogunyemi, the face of the controversial Dove ad that went viral, shares a very thoughtful take.<p>Lola Ogunyemi, the model at the center of the Dove advertisement that many have accused of having racist overtones, wrote an editorial that was published yesterday on <i>The Guardian.</i> (If you haven't yet …

Women of Color

Eight habits of highly emotionally intelligent people

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People

How to make a great first impression -- and a great lasting impression.<p>There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely …

Self-improvement

10 Ways To Gain Respect As A Young Leader

The makeup of leadership teams in the workplace is rapidly changing. One study found that about 10,000 baby boomer employees are retiring every day, and that by 2020 millennials will comprise about 50% of the workforce in the United States.<p>Because of these trends, young leaders are being asked to …

7 Brilliant Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

If your work demands close contact with people you'd like to avoid, knowing how to respond to them in case of conflict will save you a lot of headaches.<p>One thing I know for sure is that there will always be drama in the workplace, it's inevitable. If human beings and communication are involved, …

Emotional Intelligence

'How Can I Build Emotional Intelligence?' Try These 7 Essential Techniques

Put these techniques to work, and make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is your ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

Behavioral questions can be challenging for interviewers to ask and for job candidates to answer. Here's how to handle the most common.<p>If you're an interviewer and like to ask behavioral interview questions, you'll like the following list of behavioral interview questions. And if you're a job …

Employment

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

“There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won’t be …

Psychology

Six Habits Of People Who Know How To Bring Out The Best In Others

As a leader, the most important part of your job isn’t your results. Your job is to inspire your employees’ results. Here’s how.<p>If you think your most important job as a leader is to write mission statements, set goals, or even increase revenue, you’re focusing on the wrong metrics. Your most …

Employment

The Best Strategic Leaders Balance Agility and Consistency

As a former consultant, I have a deep and abiding love for the use of 2×2 matrices in business strategy. My favorites are those that highlight two factors that seem, at first glance, in conflict. I find these particularly relevant to personal development, as individuals often must resolve the …

Management

9 Emotional Intelligence Mistakes That Make Leaders Look Really Unprofessional

91 percent of employed American adults believe that interpersonal communication issues prevent leaders from leading effectively.<p>One of the most important attributes of being a good leader is empathy--as well as the ability to understand and react correctly to your employees' emotions when they are …

Emotional Intelligence

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Leadership

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

Leadership

Kick-Ass Customer Service

Think about the last time you flew. When you checked in, did you use a self-service option—like the airline’s website, app, or airport kiosk—to check your bags, choose your seat, and print out your boarding pass? Or did you instead wait in line at the airport to speak with a human being? If you’re …

Management

How to Give Feedback to People Who Cry, Yell, or Get Defensive

There’s no denying that performance review season can be a headache for managers. The process of writing reviews and delivering feedback takes a lot of time (especially if you do it thoughtfully) and can be particularly anxiety provoking if you have someone on your team who tends to have a …

Emotional Intelligence