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Why EQ and People Skills Will Determine Your Success in 2024 and Beyond

February 21, 2024

By now, everyone has had a taste of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Let's face it—there's no stopping technology and AI from reshaping our lives and the work landscape. Yet, the significance of emotional intelligence (EQ) and people skills is becoming more relevant than ever. There are certain things machines simply cannot duplicate.

People skills (often referred to as "soft skills") are no longer nice-to-have attributes. They are essential for professional success in 2024. Company leaders are insisting on them in new hires at an unprecedented rate!

Estimated reading: 7 minutes

Posted in Business and Leadership

How to Apply Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs in Your Everyday Life

February 19, 2024

Do you ever lose sight of what truly matters for your well-being and fulfillment? Feel out of whack?

Understanding how to prioritize our needs and goals is essential since they often compete with endless demands on our time. In both our personal and professional lives, the challenge of managing our commitments can feel overwhelming. As a solo-entrepreneur, I’ve found that being intentional helps with work-life balance and carving time for what truly matters.

EQ tools, such as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, can be an indispensable guide. They help us spot those times when we’ve let self-care [...]

Posted in Emotional Intelligence & Fitness

Surviving the Chaos: 7 Tips for Parents Dealing with High-Energy Kids

February 13, 2024

Do you have a child that has more energy than you know what to do with? If your child is like our high-energy child, you probably struggle to keep them entertained and maintain your parenting sanity! Dealing with active kids can make life feel so chaotic!

Parenting a lively kid is a team effort. We will share both a father’s and mother’s perspective and seven tips to help you not just deal with your high-energy child, but enjoy them!

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes

Posted in Perfectly Imperfect Parenting

Dating a People Pleaser? Top Ways to Foster Understanding and Good Communication

February 12, 2024

When I was growing up, my mom bought Wonder Bread (white as the snow in Montana mountain ranges!). She purchased it cheap at an outlet, and I remember peeling off the crust and forming the bread into a ball instead of eating it.

Dating a people pleaser can feel like a relationship with Wonder Bread. They are very likeable, pliable, fresh and gooey, yet their constant agreement is bland and tasteless. And even though initially everything seems wonderful, the nutrients for a healthy relationship are missing.

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes

Posted in Emotional Intelligence & Fitness, Most Popular

A Simple Way to Enhance Joy and Inner Peace: The Science of Gratitude

February 06, 2024

Have you ever paused to consider the small moments that bring a smile to your face?

Can savoring these joyful moments be a key to a more fulfilling and happy life?

You bet!

Practicing gratitude is a magic bullet.

Estimated reading: 5 minutes

Posted in Emotional Intelligence & Fitness

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence: 5 Essential Keys to Emotional Literacy

January 27, 2024

While driving home over the Bozeman Pass the other night, I spotted a snowplow lit up like a Christmas tree. For good reason, snowplows want to be seen—too many related accidents. It certainly got my attention in the abyss of a cold, dark night.

People light up, too. Sometimes with joy, other times with anger. People rev up with excitement or shut down with depression. Emotions move us—for better or worse! We can clear the impediments to happy relationships—just like a snowplow moves the snow.

Whether you want to learn to connect deeper with yourself or be more present to your partner, [...]

Posted in Emotional Intelligence & Fitness

Why Mind Movies Are the Best Tool to Create a Life You Love!

January 22, 2024

Imagine transforming your dreams into reality using a simple tool with the power to reshape your unconscious.

Sound far-fetched? Think again.

You’ll see just how much science backs the powerful techniques used in Mind Movies.

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective

Keys to a Peaceful Home: House Rules for Adult Children Living at Home

January 18, 2024

A high percentage of adult children are living with their parents—a trend not seen since the Great Depression! Multi-generational living is on the upswing, and this dynamic is causing a stir. The reasons for co-habitation are numerous: convenience, saving money, kids who are emotionally ill-equipped, young adults unable to pay rising rent and housing costs, etc. This parent-child arrangement can tremendously help adult children who get a cheaper place to live, and parents can relish extra time with their children (and grandchildren) while enjoying the satisfaction of supporting their kids for [...]

Posted in Perfectly Imperfect Parenting

How Authentic Leadership Drives Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

January 13, 2024

Diversity. Inclusion. We hear a lot about these concepts but what do they really mean? And how can company leader and managers do their part to create workplaces of acceptance, cohesiveness, and connection?

The meaning and practice of diversity and inclusion in the workplace have significantly evolved. They have progressed beyond just hiring people of different ethnicities, genders, religions, and backgrounds. It's no longer about just being compliant!

And diversity and inclusion have emerged as more than just ideals—they are pillars for success. A new leadership style is required to [...]

Posted in Business and Leadership

3 Mindful Ways to Communicate Better in a Relationship

January 10, 2024

Research shows that open communication is the best predictor of relationship satisfaction. But when you're rushing to work, working a full day, picking the kids up from school, then off to soccer practice, who has time for a meaningful conversation? Our schedules can be relentless!

An open, honest conversation about your relationship might feel like the last thing you want to do at the end of a long day. And when you finally sit down to talk with your partner, you might find yourself nodding and saying "uh-huh" more than staying present. Although a half-hearted response is understandable, it [...]

Posted in Love, Marriage, and Relationships, Communication & Interpersonal Skills

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