Review of Red Flags How to Spot Frenemies, Underminers, and Toxic People in Your Life by Wendy L Patrick

I wrote my first blog on corporate psychopaths in early 2012: How do you recognise a corporate psychopath? Part 1. My ability to recognise corporate psychopaths stems from my knowledge of the 7MTF/Humm model of people profiling which is one of the few systems that incorporates psychopathic behaviour. My experience with psychopaths is limited having worked for several and fired by one. This book takes the opposite approach. The author, Wendy Patrick, uses her decades of personal expertise .....

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Emotional Intelligence and The Last Dance

[caption id="attachment_1681" align="alignnone" width="300"] Jun 1991: Series MVP and guard Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls hugs the championship trophy while surrounded by his father and wife after the Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers four games to one in the series at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood. [/caption] Over the next two nights I, along with 100 million other people, will be watching the final two episodes of The Last Dance, the brilliant new series available on Netfl.....

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Emotional Intelligence of Seneca

One of the more interesting feeds I subscribe to is which is a newsletter for freethinkers that costs $10/month to be a patron. I can highly recommend you becoming one. Recently Quillette published an interesting article Sickness and Stoicism that I found thought-provoking in the current Covid-19 climate. I can believe how many emails I have received about surviving in these difficult times, the need to show grit, positive thinking, etc. On the other the Quillette article r.....

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Emotional Intelligence and Ethics

In my role as an Emotional Intelligence Coach I am often begin with a new client by asking why he or she wants EQ coaching. A common reply is because I want to be a better manager, leader, person, etc. Thus I thought this was an interesting study: When Deciding How To Improve Our Personalities, Moral Character Is Not A Priority. The study asked two groups comprising a total of 800 participants to fill in an online survey, in which they self-reported their personality traits. The first set.....

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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