Emotional Intelligence

Lifestyle

Avoiding Negative Emotions Won't Get You Anywhere

Difficult feelings aren't the enemy.
Leadership

Navigating Your Best Leadership Path with EQ

Understanding the five components of EQ can put you on the path to being a better leader and taking your company just where you want to go.
Fear

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to Learn How to Defuse Fear

Fear is a time bomb. Here's how to MacGyver your way out of dread's grip and become a more confident leader.
Leadership Development

How to Identify and Nurture the Leadership Potential of Your Employees

Your company's future leaders are probably right under your nose. Here's how to sniff them out -- and help them grow into the role.
Toxic People

Is Vulnerability the Solution to Toxic Coworkers?

Instead of pointing fingers, turn inwards and recognize your own wounds.
Branding

LinkedIn's New Reactions Will Help Your Social Strategy

While 80 percent of brands think they understand their customers' emotional needs, just 15 percent of consumers agree. Time to get social.
Entrepreneur Mindset

How to Escape From the Prison of Negative Thinking

Negative thinking is common but it's seldom really that bad.
Body Language

8 Great Tricks for Reading People's Body Language

Research shows that 55 percent of communication comes from body language. Learn how to decode it.
Leadership

In Memoriam: Dave Goldberg, Entrepreneurial Inspiration and the Nicest Guy I Ever Knew

Four years after his untimely death a former colleague tells of Dave Goldberg's last positive impact on his career and how he sees life.
Consumer Psychology

4 Psychological Truths to Make Selling Easier

Buying behaviors are largely driven by emotions and then justified by logic, so it's important for entrepreneurs to tap into psychology to boost sales.
Leadership

11 Bad Personality Traits Costing You Business

If two businesses are pretty much the same, why would anybody work for or buy from the one run by a jerk?
Role Models

The Importance of Having an Anti-Role Model

The people you don't want to be like have just as much to teach you as the ones you wish you were.
Color

How Something As Seemingly Simple As Your Awareness of Color Can Take Your Business to New Heights

Color allows people to explore new personal options and business opportunities, says this contributor, who's done more than 3,000 'color assessments' of businesspeople over the past decade.