Five Reasons to Be Certified in the Emotional Connection (EmC) Process

“Change occurs with a new emotional experience.” – Franz Alexander One of the things I observed working with individuals, teams, and organizations is that change occurs when people are emotionally connected with each other. We are human bonding mammals. We are wired for connection. When we become disconnected, our emotional signals get distorted and we […]

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Articles, Leadership - 02/12/2021

Leadership Development and Emotional Connection

Leadership Development and Emotional Connection Leadership development programs are content-heavy but inadequate in guiding leaders to understand and value the power of human connections. Current programs still focus on teaching behavioral techniques and situational skills to address the known issues. However, the science shows that long-term behavioral change does not occur without an experiential process, […]

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Look for Changes in Behavior

Kim needed to solve a difficult problem for her customer, and she knew she couldn’t do it alone. But every time she turned to her co-workers for help, she heard things like, “It’s is not my issue” or “I’m not responsible for this,” leaving her feeling overwhelmed and helpless. Her boss noticed that Kim became […]

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The Journey Inside

We had an opportunity to speak an opportunity to a graduate class regarding the importance of emotional connection in the workplace. One of the key aspects of the emotional connection process is recognizing the raw spots and triggers that impact our interactions. The longer we experience the conflict, the more raw spots we accumulate. These […]

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Every Interaction Counts Podcast

Every interaction counts. Whether it be the way you collaborate or how you innovate, all interactions add up to the overall experience of effective team building. This is backed by a science of emotional connection in businesses that cannot be ignored. 1. Everyone needs emotional connection, and we sometimes act ineffectively when faced with perceived […]

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Recognizing the Negative Cycle

Shaping productive interactions in distressed situations may often feel like flying a helicopter in a tornado. This is one of the tasks that makes resolving conflicts feel overwhelming. Suppose you are going to set up new conversations, conversations that can gradually redefine your workplace relationships and resolve challenges effectively. In that case, you have to […]

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12 Effective Strategies To Becoming a Functional Board

12 Effective Strategies to Becoming a Functional Board Boards serve the critical function of governance and the strategic direction of the company. Dysfunction at the board level often spills over to the management of the company and throughout the organization. If the board you serve on has been struggling with progress, lack of transparency, engagement, […]

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Reach Out and Share

Today, being Dr. Martin Luther King’s day, to make possible his dream of unity, of equality, and being just there for each other, reach out to your colleagues to connect, acknowledge, and find a way into one another’s heart. Share your fears and concerns authentically. Your feelings are important, and sharing them will help reduce […]

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What’s Most Important for Entrepreneurial Success?

In a recent study, What Matters More for Entrepreneurship Success? (Allen et al, 2020) authors argue that GMA increases entrepreneurial alertness, providing an avenue for entrepreneurs to recognize and exploit opportunities effectively; however, EI helps entrepreneurs to make better decisions and build strong relationships for the long-term success. General Mental Ability (GMA) is defined as a […]

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