Blog 2017-08-24T16:23:34+00:00

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

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

  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 [...]

I Hate Emotional Intelligence

October 5th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Five Things You Must Know About Conflict

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Conflict. Some of us really don’t like conflict. We would much rather get along than get cross with each other, and a workplace where people are nice to each other is a good thing, right? Well, actually not. Being “nice” [...]

The Big Catastrophe that turned out to be, well…nothing.

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

You couldn’t find your wallet and you panicked. You missed your plane and thought it was the end of the world. You experienced what appeared to be a catastrophic event in the making. But that really bad thing you thought [...]

  • Patrick Lencioni on Trust

What’s Trust Got To Do With It?

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

  Sick Teams usually share one thing in common: They don’t trust each other. How do you fix a team that doesn’t trust?  First of all, agree on what it means to trust each other.  [...]

Q&A with Tim Hast

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Tim hast, principal of Edmond-based Encore Life Skills, offers four skills that separate experts from novices when it comes to listening. Great leaders create, align and execute visions. […]



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