Revealed: The #1 tool in your arsenal for success

A high school group from Auckland, New Zealand took up the project of discovering the #1 tool in a person’s arsenal for success. They concluded the answer is self-esteem. I agree with them. From their research they also concluded I was one of the world’s experts on the subject of self-esteem and wanted to interview me. So I spent a …

6 Things Socially Intelligent People Do Differently (part 3)

A recent Harvard study concluded that 85% of one’s success in the workplace can be attributed to soft skills and only 15% to technical skills. That’s why it’s so critically important for you to have a high level of Emotional and Social Intelligence.   In my last two Tuesday Tips, I gave you 4 of the 6 things that Emotionally …

 6 Things Socially Intelligent People Do Differently (part 2)

If an amateur is someone who refuses to do what needs to be done if they don’t feel like it, by contrast, British theatre critic James Agate says, “A professional is a person who does their job even when they don’t feel like it.” If you’re going to have great working relationships, you need to approach your relationships like a …

6 Things Socially Intelligent People Do Differently

Starting back in the 1940’s, psychiatrist George Vaillant followed the lives of 268 Harvard undergraduate males for several decades and concluded something you probably already know: Love is the key to happiness. Even if a man succeeded in work, amassed piles of money, and experienced good health, without loving relationships he wouldn’t be happy, Vaillant found. And I suspect his …