Tracey Adams

Are You Emotionally Predictable?

By Tracey Adams | 04/10/2017

Amanda pulls into the parking lot spilling her coffee down her freshly pressed shirt. After dropping her kids off at daycare, she panics at the amount of time needed to get to her department’s staff meeting once she parks. She thinks to herself, “I cannot continue to work like this trying to anticipate what is […]

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How Does Your Leadership Feel?

By Tracey Adams | 03/07/2017

How do you know if you are a good boss or a bad boss? How do you assess if you are balanced in your technical intelligence (the what of your job) and your emotional intelligence (the how of your job)? Emotional intelligence or EQ, is the cognitive ability to perceive emotions accurately within yourself and […]

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Ladies, Are You Being Alpha’ed At Work?

By Tracey Adams | 02/12/2017

al·pha denoting a person who has a dominant role or position within a particular sphere; the head animal in a pack. . . I recently contributed to a Forbes article about women getting their voice in the room. During the Lean-In craze, Sheryl Sandberg advised us to stop sitting in chairs around the room and take a […]

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Emotional Intelligence and Money

By Tracey Adams | 01/20/2017

I love the saying “there is only one relationship here.” Whether it is our diet, our family, bosses and coworkers, or the things we own, we are always in relationship with ourselves first – and then we project this intra-personal relationship out into the world. So it is with our relationship with the pieces of […]

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Not Chasing a Man

By Tracey Adams | 01/03/2017

My thirteen-year old daughter asked me this question this week. “Mom, do guys still hit on you?” I abruptly said, “No, I am too old for that!” After a few minutes of reflection, though, I recalled an encounter that happened last year. It was summer and I was driving through Portland in my light-blue VW […]

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