What Brings Out the Best in Others?

“Tell me how a person judges his or her self-esteem and I will tell you how that person operates at work.”Nathaniel Branden, psychiatrist   When I was sharing the platform with Lou Holtz, the legendary football coach, he told the audience, “Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated.” We all laughed a bit and then we realized …

4 Steps To Stronger Self-Confidence

“Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.”Stan Smith A colleague of mine, Harvey Mackay told me the story of a professor who stood before his class of 30 senior molecular biology students. Before passing out the final exam he said, “I have been privileged to be your instructor this semester and I know how hard …

Raising Your Emotional IQ With Social Awareness

“Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.” Norman Vincent Peale In his book, “Working With EQ,” Daniel Goleman reported a study of Harvard graduates in the fields of law, medicine, education, and business and found that a person’s scores on an entrance exam …