The Importance of Emotional Awareness in Communication

Emotional awareness in communication is often misunderstood and seldom if ever discussed or taught. Feelings play a big role in communication. Emotional awareness, or the ability to understand feelings, will help you succeed when communicating with other people. If you are emotionally aware, you will communicate better. You will notice [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Nonverbal Communication

"The most important part of communication is hearing what isn’t said”. - Peter Drucker Although verbal communication is important, spoken words make up only a small part of communication. The majority of communication is nonverbal. In fact, some research has shown that up to 93% of communication is nonverbal! The [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Verbal Communication

If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself. Albert Einstein Verbal communication is sharing information with the use of speech or language. More simply stated, verbal communication is talking. Now I know you’re probably thinking, ‘I already know how to talk, why do [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Empathy – The Cornerstone of Emotional Intelligence

What is Empathy? “Put yourself in his/her shoes.” That’s what we tell someone when we want them to see things from someone else’s point of view. Empathy is the ability to communicate (send and receive messages) and lead by understanding others’ thoughts, views, and feelings. The Good Results of Empathy [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Emotional Intelligence|2 Comments

The Art of Listening

Communication to a Relationship is Like Oxygen to Life - Without it…it Dies  Tony Gaskins A lot of people don’t realize this but listening is the most important part of communicating. Listening is not the same as simply hearing. When you listen to someone speak, you are engaged with them, [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|Soft Skills|1 Comment

[VIDEO] The Importance of Having a Positive Attitude

You can't always control what happens to you, but you can control how you respond to it. Your attitude, positive or negative, will set your course. It's been said that your attitude determines your altitude, or the level at which you live your life. This is especially true during the job [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Soft Skills|0 Comments

The 6 Key Factors to Successful Communication

Communication – The Human connection – Is the Key to Personal and Career Success Paul J. Meyer Communication is a two-way street. This means that both the person communicating and the person being communicated to have to participate. Communication happens when information is shared between two people. Since communication is [...]

By | May 6th, 2016|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Being Flexible

As long as you have a flexible attitude, you will have no problem accepting the different changes that each new day brings. To be flexible means to be willing to adapt to change. Being flexible in your work requires that you keep an open mind. There are many situations in [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Soft Skills|0 Comments

[Video] Accepting Criticism

    You know the feeling - the embarrassment, self-doubt and hint of anger that all seem to swell up when you’re confronted with criticism over your performance or results on a project. Criticism can be hard to receive without taking personally. The truth is that everybody in the professional [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Controlling your Emotions

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. - Brian Tracy Do you ever think about attitude? How did you learn to control your attitude? [...]