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  • Using EI to Build Long-Term Relationships “Western business people often don’t get the importance of establishing human relationships.” – Daniel Goleman In business, we tend to spend a lot of energy winning new customers. Actually, a whopping 44% of companies focus more on customer acquisition......

  • Creating Your High Performance Strategy “Once you understand the foundations of cooking – whatever kind you like, whether it’s French or Italian or Japanese – you really don’t need a cookbook anymore.” – Thomas Keller Think of leaders as chefs. Think of strategies as recipes.......

  •                                                         The Magic Penny Effect “It is not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” – Mother Teresa Selling is not about pushing your products and services. Selli...

  • How to Sharpen and Perfect Your Focus “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” – Helen Keller In leadership, its easy to fall into a habit: the habit of seeing things as they appear at face value. After all,......

  • Can You Master the Quintet? “I’ve grown up a little bit. I understand the importance of the negotiation. It is a collective act.” – Thom Mayne, architect In any team setting, expert negotiation skills are key. Negotiation will come in handy in all kinds of......

  • When Leadership Feels Natural… “You can always tell when the groove is working on not.” – Prince Ever step into your role as a leader feeling apprehensive? Unsure? Hesitant? Ever start a meeting and realize your enthusiasm feels – even to you – a little......

  • The Inseparable Pair “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.” – Buddha Salt and pepper. Bread and butter. Milk and cookies. Like any inseparable pair, negotiating and communicating go......

  • Is Your Sales Team Making the World a Better Place? “Successful people have a social responsibility to make the world a better place and not just take from it.” – Carrie Underwood In a sales environment, it’s all-too-common for sales people to begin selling items......

  • The Chinese Motif Packed with Leadership Value “Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.” – Morihei Ueshiba, creator of the martial art, Aikido Bagua is a Chinese religious motif that incorporates the eight trigrams of the 5,000-year old I Ching, or......

  • Awareness. Inspiration. Success. For business owners, team leaders, and entrepreneurs, working alongside others is a daily reality. Almost every moment, you face colleagues, team members, and clients; people who trust and look up to you – people who expect outstanding results from you again and......

  • How to Embrace Risk, Rise Above Fear, and Cope with Rejection “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill It’s common to think of risk-taking as dangerous, rejection as a dreadful, and fear as a crucial part of......

  • The Hidden Power of Self-Knowledge “Be bold, be brave enough to be your true self.” – Queen Latifah It’s easy to look around your work environment and find a hundred things to complain about; from your co-worker’s disorganized desk to the outcome of your last......

  • Mastering the Art of Leadership Ultimately, you have to pursue your own path, not someone’s idea of the right path. You need to stay on your path. – Baz Luhrmann, Filmmaker “When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” – John Ruskin, painter and......

  • And Where the Two Meet… “There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.” – Nelson Mandela Often, we think of our personal and professional lives as distinctly separate; work is work, and......

  • Capitalizing on Natural Feelings “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller There’s a lot of hype out there about positive thinking. After all, being able to focus......

  • Diverse Structures for Success “Anything that is worth teaching can be presented in many different ways. These multiple ways can make use of our multiple intelligences.” – Howard Gardner Everybody learns differently. As a leader, it will benefit you to shape your work processes, time,......

  • Why Being Inquisitive is Essential in Coaching “The important thing is not to stop questioning… never lose a holy curiosity.” – Albert Einstein Coaches who shine – coaches who seem to effortlessly impact their clients, who generate trust, and who consistently inspire other coaches to......

  • Embracing Life as a Student of Emotion “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Merriam-Webster defines learning as “The activity or process of gaining knowledge or skill by studying, practicing, being taught, or experiencing something.” For......

  • Build Lasting Rapport with Your Team Members “the world is of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” -J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan In your every day life, you get to pick your friends. It’s your choice who you invite to dinner, hang out with after work,......

  • How Friends and Colleagues are Essential in a Coaching Career “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.”  – Seneca As coaches, we depend heavily on a community of like-minded individuals to support, listen, empower, and inform......

  • Ensure your actions convey flexibility and adaptability to change Leadership Development program – Evelyn Olivares The Chameleon – Artfully switching gears at will. There is a well-known Chinese proverb that says that the wise adapt themselves to circumstances, as water moulds itself to the pitcher.......

  • Your Team’s Elixir of Life “No one is born a great cook. One learns by doing.” -Julia Child, My Life in France History is packed with inspiring teamwork stories; both fictional and historical. From family teams like The Marx Brothers, the courageous crew of the......

  • Using Past as Fuel for Future “Who we are in the present includes who we were in the past.” Mr. Rogers We all have them – those past struggles we’ve been through that both seem to confine us, hinder us, frighten us, and bog us......

  • Helping Your Team Find a Sense of Place “One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.” – Hermann Hesse Your team members need freedom of expression, a strong support system, and heartfelt encouragement. They need......

  • “Life is always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.” – Edith Wharton Selling is exhilarating, exciting, and for some of folks, it can be a lifelong calling. Most importantly, selling is a balancing act between the optimism you need to push......

  • Taking on the Challenge “Remember, with great power comes great responsibility.” Uncle Ben in Spiderman Becoming a leader is fun, exhilarating, and rewarding. When you arrive at Leadership Evolves, you’ll quickly discover your very own, unique strengths – and you’ll gain skills that really do......

  • NEUROSCIENCE AND CHANGE Whаt саn Nеurоѕсіеnсе tell us? Pаrt оf thе reason whу change іѕ so uncomfortable lіеѕ іn our brаіnѕ. In 2004 Nеurоѕсіеnсе rеѕеаrсh ѕhоwеd uѕ thаt оur brains make  decisions based оn bias аnd bеlіеf. In ѕhоrt, we ignore fасtѕ thаt contradict whаt......

  • “NO ONE CARES HOW MUCH YOU KNOW UNTIL THEY KNOW HOW MUCH YOU CARE.” -THEODORE ROOSEVELT Onе vеrу important сhаrасtеr rеԛuіrеmеnt in lеаdеrѕ is Emоtіоnаl Intelligence (EI). Sо, whаt is Emоtіоnаl Intеllіgеnсе оr EI? Whу іѕ іt so іmроrtаnt? Lеt’ѕ dіѕсuѕѕ thіѕ іn brіеf. WHАT......

  • And How to Finally Know You Do. “Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Real estate can be lonely. You are constantly working for......

  • “Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson Sales, and selling, have become so mixed up in today’s world of global commerce, fast-paced competition, annoying telemarketers, and stacks of junk mail – that it’s almost......