While The Great Resignation is drawing attention to the fact that we are in a moment when people want and expect more out of their professional lives, those of us who are mindful, intentional, and soul-focused career coaches have been working with clients to create this future for years.

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The Fourth Pillar of Emotional Intelligence: Relationship Management

Relationship management is our fourth and final pillar of emotional intelligence. Relationship is a critical component of work within institutions. Whether we examine the professor-student relationship or the peer relationship between colleagues, good interpersonal skills and social intelligence helps us generate positive…

The Third Pillar of Emotional Intelligence: Social Awareness

In earlier posts, I summarized the first two pillars of Emotional Intelligence (EQ), following Daniel Goleman’s model: self-awareness and self-management. Now we’re at the third pillar of strong EQ: social awareness. Having a high degree of social awareness contributes to your own…

What do you think of when you hear “group work?” The traumas of middle school? Or the focused and coordinated teams you work on in your job? Groups and teams, although used interchangeably as organizational vocabulary, actually represent two different collectives, according to research by Meredith Belbin. Groups, according to…

What do you think of when you hear “group work?” The traumas of middle school? Or the focused and coordinated teams you work on in your job? Because, as it turns out, adult working life is largely team work! …

Your Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is a two-sided coin: on one side, you awareness of and intentional behavior toward yourself; on the other, your awareness of and intentional behavior toward others.

Woman holding two coins in front of her eyes.

Self-awareness is the beginning of all serious work on personal growth. Your awareness of your motivations, your triggers, your…

Jennifer Askey

Academic Leadership coach working with emotional intelligence & positive psychology to help scholars and administrators flourish.

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