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So far Tim Hast has created 18 blog entries.

Is It Time to Throw Out the Compliment Sandwich?

Bored? Looking for a little excitement? Try googling, “Compliment Sandwich.’  You’ll find a few posts that define it and a bunch of articles on why you should NEVER use one. So, what is a compliment sandwich? It’s placing critical feedback between two positive statements about a person’s performance to lessen the pain or discomfort of [...]

By | 2017-11-27T16:17:25+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four Reasons New Leaders Fail from the Start

When front line workers are promoted to leadership they must learn a new set of skills in order to be successful. There are four challenges that will derail a leader at any level if they aren’t addressed.  In my consulting business I have witnessed a lot of train wrecks that could have been avoided if [...]

By | 2017-11-19T15:01:44+00:00 November 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Polenta and Developing Great Leaders in Four Steps

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTHL-wsU68o (Four things that Making Polenta and Developing Leaders have in common) Today I made polenta for the first time. It’s an Italian version of grits, only better. A few weeks ago I enjoyed osso buco; It’s the Italian version of roast beef, only better, served on polenta, at my favorite Italian restaurant. It [...]

By | 2017-11-03T16:17:37+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Six Things You Need to Know About Expectations

                                                                                         ---- Ruthie Hast, M.Ed., LPC Expectations are how we hope or anticipate life will be. They encompass all areas of our lives—our work, our relationships, the way our life will unfold. They play a major part in how our goals and general life direction are formed. They're how we are able to envision our [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:52:36+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cultural Intelligence: What is Your CQ And Why Should You Care?

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2C7Mfft9OY (From Mona Earnest, Speaker, trainer, HR consultant and partner at Encore Life Skills) Yesterday, I taught a course on Cultural Intelligence for the State of Oklahoma Office of Management & Enterprise (OMES). Just as your own Intelligence Quotient (IQ) can be measured, so can your Cultural Quotient (CQ). Harvard Business Review defines [...]

By | 2017-10-11T15:42:31+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Hate Emotional Intelligence

I hate Emotional Intelligence. Well actually, I dislike the term, “Emotional Intelligence.” Why? Intelligence is something you are stuck with.  You get your quotient, your share, and that’s it. Done. Experts say you can stretch it a little bit, but not appreciably.  Mental push-ups won’t develop a cerebral six-pack.  Vitamins won’t make you any smarter. [...]

By | 2018-02-21T20:38:04+00:00 October 5th, 2017|EQ Emotional Literacy|0 Comments