When it comes to working with others, Marcel Schwantes believes emotional intelligence (EQ) is everything. As leaders, when we are being impulsive, shortsighted, reacting with anger in the heat of the moment, or not making decisions in our "right minds," it is because we … [Read more...] about 5 questions for assessing your own emotional intelligence
Thinking like a Norwegian may help you cope with a winter lockdown
If you’re fearing another lockdown in the oncoming winter, then you might want to start thinking as Norwegians do in the northern city of Tromsø. Lying two hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle, the city does not see the sun from mid-November to mid-January, which spurred … [Read more...] about Thinking like a Norwegian may help you cope with a winter lockdown
Positive thinking sounds great, but what if you’re naturally a bit pessimistic?
At one point or another in life, you’ve probably been encouraged to engage in positive thinking. We understand, however, that positivity can be a bit of a buzzword. That’s why we’re taking a moment to specify what we really mean when we talk about positive thinking. For us, … [Read more...] about Positive thinking sounds great, but what if you’re naturally a bit pessimistic?
The power of positive thinking
The power of positive thinking is a ubiquitous notion in the American mind, but that was not always so. While its antecedents date back to Hermeticism, an ancient Greco-Egyptian philosophy for achieving esoteric powers, in today’s parlance “The Secret” had to be rediscovered … [Read more...] about The power of positive thinking