Emotion Coaching: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 5

Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage five, Emotion Coaching. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal Emotional Regulation: Learning to self sooth and mindful of feelings Self-Motivation: Internal locus …

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Relationship Management: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 4

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Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage four, Relationship Management. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal Emotional Regulation: Learning to self sooth and mindful of feelings Self-Motivation: Internal locus …

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Self-Motivation: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 3

Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage three, Self Motivation. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal Emotional Regulation: Learning to self sooth and mindful of feelings Self-Motivation: Internal …

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Emotional Regulation: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 2

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Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage two, Emotional Regulation. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal Emotional Regulation: Learning to self sooth and mindful …

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Self Awareness: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 1

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Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage one which is Self Awareness aka insight. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal …

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Drivers of Behavior: Bids and Turns

The number one motivator for all human behavior is a since of belonging to the group even if the group is two or a group of virtual thousands. This is known as connection. From the work of John Gottman and the Gotten Institute, we have found that drivers of behavior and connection involve bids and …

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Communication and Learning Styles Cheat Sheet

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Cheat Sheet? Communication is hard! However, this cheat sheet can make it easier. This sheet covers learning styles, languages of apology and love, communication styles, and few little tidbits to help you through communication challenges. Gary Chapman’s Five Languages of Love Communication Words of Affirmation: “I think you are beautiful” Quality Time: Date night rituals …

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Simulation Dating Games

Simulation Dating w/ Therapist Nicki

Simulation Dating, what is it? We’ve come a long way from Dream Phone and furtive sessions of Leisure Suit Larry on Tandy demo computers at the local Radio Shack. Several popular videogames right now are dating simulators — or dating sims — that aim to boost players’ confidence and social skills. Simulation Dating games help …

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Emotional Command Centers

What are Emotional Command Centers? According to John Gottman Emotional Command Centers: The emotional command systems are the tracks on which your emotions run. The seven emotional command systems and what they’re responsible for are: Jester: play and fun. Sensualist: attraction and lust. Nest-Builder: affiliation, friendship, care, and nurturing. John Gottman I also add the …

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Amazonian Leadership Principles: What Makes a Good Leader?

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What Makes a Good Leader? Based upon her Wonder Woman Leadership lecture series, The “Amazonian Leadership Principles” are listed below. These principles are found in successful leaders. Look in to yourself and ask, do I have these skills? If not, then the Wonder Woman Leadership Series might be just what you need. Leadership Principle 1: …

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