So many clients have questioned me when I suggested that emotional intelligence (EI) coaching and training will definitely impact positively on their professional competence and business results. They look at me questioning whether I really and truly realise the pressure they are under from stakeholders, customers, suppliers, agencies, and colleagues to over-deliver day after day … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence is not for wusses
I think we need to come back a few spaces and stop a while to think things through before we start shouting about and fighting for, our rights. A right that is just, expresses what we want, need or feel but not at the expense of others i.e. not violating other people’s rights. With just … Continue reading Behind every Just Right stands a Just Responsibility
A brilliant and amazingly effective skill of assertive people, is the ability to get to yes. It is a powerful, collaborative and positive approach to life. Assertive people are superb at getting to yes, they are influential and organised, they get things done, the right way for them and for others. The outcomes are a … Continue reading Get to ‘yes’ and ditch the compromise, here’s how….
In my previous blog post, if you answered the 18 questions honestly, you will broadly know whether you tend towards assertiveness. This is the first step in self-awareness. The challenge now is to 'take a look' at yourself: observe and analyse the choices you make every day. Reflect by playing back in your mind how … Continue reading How to grow your assertiveness, first step observation….
A lack of assertive ability and skill, hold many people back from living their lives the way they want to; it is often at the heart of disengaged and demotivated people at work. A key component of EQ (emotional intelligence), assertiveness has often come up in many of my coaching and training sessions hidden in a diverse … Continue reading Assertiveness can be grown……