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Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

In my ten years as an executive coach, I have never had someone raise his hand and declare that he needs to work on his emotional intelligence. Yet I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard from people that the one thing their colleague needs to work on is emotional intelligence. This is the …

The 50 happiest companies in the US

If you want to smile more at work in 2015, get a job at Johnson & Johnson.<p>According to a new report, the New Jersey-based medical devices, …

The Top Three Mobile Marketing Trends to Watch in 2015

<b>Increase in localized content and network.</b> Consumers in developing nations have trouble accessing localized content, as shown in Upstream's "2014 The …

Influencers Can Help Implement Change and Make It Stick

We've all been there. You've spent months--or even years--developing a new program, strategy or initiative. It's based on solid research, best pract

Marketing

The one hiring mistake everyone makes

Before I make some claim that I’ve discovered something new in the world of hiring, some background is in order. First, I’m an engineer, financial …

Leadership

2015 Will Be the Year of Video Marketing

<i>"Show the readers everything, tell them nothing."<br>—Ernest Hemingway</i><p>Show, don't tell. That is the simplest yet most powerful lesson a storyteller can …

Dream. Seriously

Don’t betray your dreams for the sake of fitting in. Dreaming is one of humanity’s greatest gifts – it champions aspiration, spurs innovation, leads …

Innovation

The Messy Minds of Creative People

Creativity is very messy.<p>According to one prominent theory, the creative process involves four stages: preparation, incubation, illumination, and …