Emotional Intelligence

Own Your Career with Emotional Intelligence

By Tracey Adams | 10/19/2017

Have you ever been frustrated by your career or wished you were doing something different? I remember years ago driving into work and thinking, “Only 19 more years until retirement.” I was in a in a job where I was not using my strengths and felt completely powerless to change the situation. I called my […]

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Building Your Organization’s Social DNA

By Tracey Adams | 09/04/2017

I had a boss who used to say, “we hire you for what you can do, and we fire you for who you are. . .” This statement has stuck with me for over two decades. The idea: you can have the most AMAZING credentials and resume, however, if you are not a social fit for […]

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Driving On Emotional Intelligence

By Tracey Adams | 06/27/2017

I love road trips. The freedom of being on the open road has excited me since I was 17 years old when I drove my 1980 Firebird across the American continent. I remember getting a speeding ticket in Beaver, Iowa going 96 in a 55 miles per hour zone. I was in such a hurry […]

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

By Tracey Adams | 05/24/2017

Are American Women Breaking Up with “The Man?” Recently, I was in a room full of 150 female entrepreneurs and the speaker, a 7-figured powerhouse asked, “how many of you have ever worked in the corporate sector?” About 148 hands raised. Then she asked, “How many of you would go back?” No one raised their […]

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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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