18 results for tag: Hendrie Weisinger


Your Performance Appraisal: Is Your EI Working?

If ever there's a time to work your emotional intelligence, it’s when you have your performance appraisal. After all, when was the last time you said to a friend or your partner, "Gee, I can't wait until tomorrow — I have my performance appraisal." For ...
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Mother Nature on Leadership

What's your theory of leadership? How do you define and evaluate effective leadership? While we all have our thoughts on leadership, only Mother Nature can take credit for inventing, or more accurately evolving leadership. Long before leadership developm...
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The Message of Emotions

Most writings on managing emotions speak to the topic by providing generic emotional management strategies: taking charge of your thoughts, use relaxation to decrease your physiological arousal, take control of and generate effective behavior patterns, take ...
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Cool Your Day

"I feel like I'm in a pressure cooker. I feel the heat 24/7." If you were to come to my office, I'd prescribe five actions for you to take to cool your day, to "depressurize." Focus on how good you are at something, not your ranking. You'll experience less ...
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Don’t Curb Your Enthusiasm!

In today's demanding work world, the pressure for doing more with less has become part of many organizational cultures. People are in fact working longer hours and often asked to take responsibility for tasks that go beyond their job description. We all know ...
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Making Criticism a Positive Experience

In all my years managing people no one has ever asked me to criticize them. Sure, I've been asked for my opinion, but criticism is viewed as a bad thing. People tend to want to avoid criticism and get defensive when it comes their way. Yet it really ...
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Choosing the Right Words When Criticizing

You cannot criticize someone if you cannot manage your own emotions. Often, criticism is fueled by disappointment or anger, so you must have your emotions under control if you are to give effective criticism. That doesn't simply mean you aren't yelling; ...
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Take a Deeper Dive this July: 4 Extraordinary Master Classes

Each month I provide you with a look at the upcoming sessions of ExecuNet Master Class, hosted by Anthony Vlahos. Tony brings to you some of the brightest minds in careers, business and leadership development for one hour a week of executive-level education. ...
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A Baker’s Dozen of Great Insights From 2015

Last week, I identified half a dozen books from 2015 that you simply have to read and share. So I figured it'd be a great idea to do the same thing with ExecuNet insights from this past year. There are so many interviews, master classes and articles I want to ...
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Stocking Stuffers to Change a Life

There's still time. There are some amazing books that I read in 2015 that you must get – for yourself, colleagues, your boss. Anyone in a position of leadership would benefit from reading these six books right away. Go get 'em! They'd make fantastic ...
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How Can One Do Well in a Pressure Moment?

There are many ways to increase your chances of doing your best in a pressure-filled moment. For a recent episode of ExecuNet Master Class, we were joined by Dr. Hendrie Weisinger – a licensed psychologist trained in clinical, counseling, school, and ...
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The Difference Between Stress and Pressure

For a recent episode of ExecuNet Master Class, we were joined by Dr. Hendrie Weisinger – a licensed psychologist trained in clinical, counseling, school, and organizational psychology.  He is a leading expert in the application of emotional intelligence ...
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