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Posts by Drew Bird

Seven Emotional Intelligence Books You Should Read

Books

If one of your commitments for 2017 is to read more (an admirable goal), here are some suggestions for learning more about emotional intelligence. I originally published this blog post in 2014 with just four books, and those selections still hold today. Over time I have added more books, each one of which offers something…

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How Can I Develop Emotional Intelligence?

One of the most common questions I get asked is ‘how do I develop my emotional intelligence’. My response is, well that depends. In order to develop your EQ, you first need to understand where you are at with your emotional intelligence already, before you think about how to develop. Consider this example. You are…

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Why Emotional Intelligence?

Over the course of my career I have had the privilege of working with literally hundreds of leaders. One of the most enjoyable parts of this work is sitting with them, talking through the myriad opportunities and challenges, strategizing on how to tackle both. If you are a coach, consultant, or HR Professional then you…

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