On Learning to Crash Well: Personal Risk Intelligence

Ok, so...I'm clumsy. Hello, my name is Jenny and I'm accident prone. Perhaps that's why I would come up with an idea like 'learn to crash well' as a guiding principle. Plus, I tend to tilt a little more to the risk averse side of the scale (at least according to my definition of risk).  Thus, [...]

Free Interactive Emotional Intelligence Resource Guide

Over the last several weeks we've focused on understanding, developing, and applying emotional intelligence. Check out the resources I cited in the posts (as well as many I didn't mention) in my Interactive Guide to Emotional Intelligence Resources. In this guide, you'll find books, TedTalks, and movies that I've discovered, read, watched, and used on [...]

4 Steps to Immediately Apply Emotional Intelligence to your Thinking

"It's a mess when strange events smack into the windscreen of a resolutely rational mind." Robin Sloan I recently finished reading Sourdough by Robin Sloan (a delightfully charming modern allegorical tale) and was struck by the quote above. The rigidity with which I used to approach life, love, emotions, and...well...just about everything failed to prepare [...]

A bird on a branch never worries that the branch will break: A lesson on emotional self-trust

"A bird on a branch never worries that the branch will break because her trust is not on the branch but on her wings." ~ Unknown This quote alongside my reading of The Speed of Trust by Stephen M.R. Covey inspired this week's theme. Self-trust is a deep topic that touches on multiple factors of [...]