Emotional Intelligence and Human Capital


The Secret of Great Supervision

Blog | Author: Wally Bock | Source: HCI | Published: July 19, 2012

What's the secret of life? James Taylor sings that it's "enjoying the passage of time." In Gretchen Peters' country song, two guys in a bar come up with lots of answers. In the movie, "City Slickers," Curly Washburn says that the secret of life is "one thing," but he never tells us what that one thing is. I sure don't know what the secret of life is, but I have a pretty good idea what the secret of great supervision is:

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Trust In Business Falls Off A Cliff

Article | Source: Forbes | Published: June 13, 2012
Since 2009, Interaction Associates, a consulting firm based in Boston that advises on human resources and company leadership, has run a survey that measures how much employees trust the leaders who run their businesses. As of this year, the ... Read more

Startups' War on Meetings

Article | Author: Mark Milian | Source: Bloomberg Businessweek | Published: June 11, 2012
When Paul Betts worked as a software developer atMicrosoft (MSFT), he grew frustrated by the number of meetings he had to attend. So he coded a program that linked up with his Outlook schedule. It checked the job titles of his fellow attendees at ... Read more

4 Signs You're a Terrible Communicator

Article | Author: Les McKeown | Source: Inc. Magazine | Published: May 30, 2012
As an entrepreneur, you are probably a big picture thinker--the visionary leader driving your company and team forward.   So, it's also natural that as the founder or CEO, you probably like to communicate. Whether glued to your cell ... Read more

Jim Collins: Be Great Now

Article | Author: Bo Burlingham | Source: Inc. Magazine | Published: May 30, 2012
Over the course of nearly 25 years and four best-selling books, Jim Collins has set out to systematically unlock the mystery of what makes great companies tick. In his most recent book, Great by Choice, Collins and his co-author, Morten T. ... Read more
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