Training and coaching are oftentimes considered synonyms to one another. They’re used interchangeably, and although both words may seem like they refer to the same thing, the two are quite different in nature.
When we hear the word coach or coaching, our minds may jump to the impression of some expert providing training to someone with little to no information on the given topic. The student wants to learn, but is nothing more than a novice of the skill.
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Quiet or loud? Shy or outspoken?
We’ve all anxiously awaited an interview. Entering the lobby, being escorted to the meeting room, sitting in the chair in front of a stranger who may potentially become your boss—we’ve all been there, and we all probably don’t want to have to go through it again.
Our world as we know it now is the product of immense transformations and progressions of communication thanks to our nonstop technological advancements.
Measuring our EQ levels, or emotional intelligence, isn’t something we regularly do, or perhaps have ever done.
There’s no doubt about it: Owning a high level of emotional intelligence propels you in the workplace.
There’s no doubt about it—technology has changed our lives. For example, it’s given us the opportunity be on a work conference call while also swimming in a pool in Las Vegas!
Business Is Not All Business: Emotional Intelligence Belongs in the WorkplaceCollaboration, Communication, Conflict Management, Connecting and Caregiving, Enriching Corporate Culture, Intentional Decision-Making, QI Skills
Business is business - cut and dry, black and white, serious, productive, professional, and of course - stripped of any emotion.
Over the last couple of decades, there has been a huge wave in professional spaces to make the atmosphere and relationships a lot more “human.” It’s not frowned upon to make personal friends with your colleagues, dress codes have become more lax, and rituals such as fixed hours or annual reviews seem to be less and less common.