Why aren’t more women leaders?

Nine years ago to the day I posted this blog about a talk that I attended by Sheryl Sandberg at the Beijing Grand Hyatt. https://www.emotionalintelligencecourse.com/130911-sheryl-kara-sandberg/ In the talk I argued that Sandberg’s hope that 50% of the CEOs would be female and men would run 50% of the households would never be realised due to gender differences in temperament, in particular the Politician EQ component. Unsurprisingly this raised the ire of the feminists of which th.....

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Book Review Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell by John Preston

I have just finished reading Fall which was recommended by my wife who knows that I am very interested in corporate psychopaths.  The book has 2,259 ratings on Amazon scoring 4.4/5 which shows that I don’t walk alone and is a rating that I would give the book myself.  I think it is best exposition about a corporate psychopath I have ever read. So if you want to read about a corporate psychopath in action this is the book for you.  Preston provides a number of social and family explan.....

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Podcast Review: EI and Entrepreneurial Leadership Interview with Dr. Scott Taylor

In March 2021 I introduced my readers to the EI Consortium with this blog What is the Best Definition of Emotional Intelligence?  Now the Consortium has started producing a podcast. The second podcast is on EI and Entrepreneurial Leadership.  As someone who worked in Venture Capital for 25 years and psych tested some 100 entrepreneurs this is a podcast I had to hear.  Dr. Taylor covered a wide range of topics in this 40-minute talk.  Two that stood out for me was that entrepreneurial .....

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Four Ways a Narcissist Manipulates the Emotionally Intelligent

  It has been 27 days since my last blog.  I realise to many in my readership this is a relief.  As I said in last monthly newsletter my focus in July was to apply to speak at a TEDx function.  I followed the thought-leader.com formula.  It had 93 events in its TEDx list and I have applied to 49 of them and so far received 4 rejections.  If anyone has a potential TEDx connection and want to share it send me an email at cgolis@emotionalintelligencecourse.com. So the I thought .....

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"Put in a sales perspective, I loved your presentation! I got a lot from what you talked about and I will read your book."

Peter Morris, Executive Officer, Lomax Financial Group

Your presentation on 'Lifting your Level of Emotional Intelligence" to 10 CEOs scored an average 8.9 out of 10 for the topic and 8.5 for the presentation which is great. A couple of the attendees gave you a 10 out of 10, and the comments were:

- Great presentation. Very informative.

- Excellent presentation.

- made me think.

Christi Spring CEO Institute. - web www.ceo.com.au.