Communication Lessons from My Nephew

24/08/2023careergrowth, effectivecommunication, emotional intelligence, Employee engagement, interpersonal intelligence, leadership development, soft skills

In Paris, the city I call home🗼, I’ve had the pleasure to spend a few days with my visiting brother, his wife, and their 5-year-old super-observant son. During our leisurely strolls, my usually bubbly nephew would occasionally have a mini outburst at his folks. Little feet stomping. Voice pitching higher. And it wasn’t about wanting … Read More

This is why you are stressed and frustrated!

07/06/2023burnout, effectivecommunication, emotional intelligence, interpersonal intelligence, management

Are you feeling stressed out? Frustrated? Well, one reason for that might be because your needs aren’t being met. And… you’re not being assertive about them. Assertiveness and Emotional Intelligence training are two important pillars of my Elevate leadership accelerator for women, and for a good reason: we, women, often feel an emotion, e.g. frustrated, … Read More

Managing Up: How to Succeed with Any Type of Boss

21/02/2023careergrowth, emotional intelligence, Employee engagement, Happiness At Work, interpersonal intelligence, management, self-promotion, talent management

Your relationship with your boss is the most important relationship at work. If you have a good relationship with your manager, they will be more likely to trust you, give you important assignments, and advocate for you when it comes time for raises and promotions. On the other hand, if you have a bad relationship … Read More

Emotional Intelligence: How to Feel Calm Under Pressure and Show Leadership Presence

23/04/2021emotional intelligence, Employee engagement, Happiness At Work, interpersonal intelligence, leadership development, management, soft skills

 “What can trigger you to have a bad day?“ That’s the question I asked the participants of Elevate, the high impact leadership development programme for women. The training session was on Emotional Intelligence, a key leadership skill. “Stress with my kids,” replied one woman. “People. A bad interaction with someone,” said another lady. “My emotions,” … Read More