The profile of an entrepreneur

This post Here are the personality traits of the self-made millionaire recently appeared in my mailbox.  The blog describes a German study that compared two groups of people: rich defined as having a net worth > 1 million euro and non-rich with a net worth < 800,000 euro.  They also categorised participants as “self-made” if their wealth came primarily from self-employment or entrepreneurship; “inheritor” if their wealth came from gifts or inheritances; or “mixed” if they.....

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Podcast Review: Why Emotions Matter and How to Manage Them

In my last blog I reviewed the February Podcast contained in the monthly E-letter EI Update.  In this blog I am going to review the March Podcast Why Emotions Matter and How to Manage Them,  The podcast is a webinar for nurses produced by Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and the speakers were Mark Brackett and Robin Stern. This would be fourth time I have heard Mark speak and I did a blog after the third: Reflections on Marc Brackett: “Emotional Intelligence as a Superpower” .....

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Podcast Review: Helping People Change

Every month the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations. under the banner of Rutgers University publishes EI Update, a monthly e-letter than usually contains a paper on EQ, a book review and a podcast.  In February 2022 the podcast was 1 hour 45 minute webinar: Helping people change with Professor Richard Boyatzis    The webinar sponsors were the Institute of Directors Central London and the Harvard Business Review.  The actual webinar starts after 25 minutes .....

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Why some people are always late? recently published an interesting six-minute video: Why some people are always late.  The voice of authority quoted in the video is Grace Pacie who has written a book: LATE! A Timebender's guide to why we are late and how we can change published in June 2020.  As be deduced from the title Pacie has proposed a personality trait based on lack of punctuality and Normally distributed.  Those who are strong in this trait (top one sixth of population) she defines as Timebenders and peop.....

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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