Sales vs Engineering and Other Interdepartmental Conflicts

Sales vs Engineering and Other Interdepartmental Conflicts As you probably know, challenges between sales and engineering teams are real. If not managed well, this can derail progress. These relationships can be fraught with frequent conflicts and disconnections. At the heart of the conflict, each side needs to share their emotions in a safe and constructive […]

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Podcast - 02/20/2021

Emotional Connection Talk

Emotional Connection: unlocking the human potential with Lola and Ramin Welcome to our podcast where we talk about how emotional connection can empower you at work and in life. In this episode, we explore the importance of emotional connection and why it matters. 

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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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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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What You Should Do With A Bully On Your Team

Sometimes, you may have a team member who is bullying or being difficult to work with. What should you do in this situation, especially, when that person is your top performer? Case Example Teresa, CEO of Beta Learning Center, has seven direct reports. Eight months ago, the team went through a transition where Manuel was […]

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