The #emotionalintelligence of the Female Psychopath and more

[caption id="attachment_1621" align="alignnone" width="300"] Gayle King the BFF of Oprah[/caption] Following on from my previous blog about corporate psychopaths, More thoughts on the Emotional Intelligence of Corporate Psychopaths, I was sent three more articles about psychopaths. The first of these was about female psychopaths, Why Female Psychopaths Are a Different Breed. It is a good article but I would have three criticisms. First it does not consider psychopathy as a spectrum. Second.....

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Building your self-awareness

Recently the Institute of Managers and Leader posted a new webinar ‘5 ways to Build your Self-Awareness’. The presenter was Brisbane-based Kerrie Anne Cassidy. While there were certain aspects of the webinar I would query there were also so very useful ideas. Self-Awareness is the first of Goleman’s Four Emotional Intelligence components which is sufficient reason for it to be important. Cassidy states that self-awareness is important because “Your cannot change the world, You can.....

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More thoughts on the Emotional Intelligence of Corporate Psychopaths

As the special friend who reads my blogs knows one of the great strengths of the 7MTF/Humm model of temperament is that it incorporates corporate psychopaths in the model who are known as GoGetters or Hustlers. Recently two items of interest about corporate psychopaths came across my in-tray. The first was an article that appeared in the Research Digest of the British Psychological Society: The Stereotype Of The Narcissistic Only Child Is Widespread But It’s Wrong. It is a common miscon.....

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Book Review Just Listen

A Senior Consultant with one of America’s leading sales training companies recently recommended Just Listen, describing it as the best book on selling ever written. Inwardly I thought to myself another OTT endorsement but I decided I buy and read this book. While I would not agree it is the best book on selling ever written I would certainly place it in the top three particularly as it is not about selling per se but more on the core emotional intelligence skills of empathy and relationshi.....

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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