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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Practical Tips to Beating Back the Depression Demon

Posted in Client Service, Coaching, Conflict, Emotional Intelligence, Management, Mentoring, Productivity, Profitability, Risk Management, Wellness, Work Satisfaction
Lawyers suffer from a high rate of depression–the highest of all professions–and the peak time for depression to hit is around the holidays.  Add to that the stress that many are feeling now over the economy and whether they will have a job come the first of the year, and you have a recipe for poor… Continue Reading

Goleman on Emotional Intelligence; Could It Be Your Blood Pressure?

Posted in Client Service, Communication, Decision-Making, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Productivity, Professional Development, Risk Management
Goleman Clarifies In the emotional intelligence ring, there have long been two theories—those who think that EI counts for 80% of success and those who don’t.  Daniel Goleman’s 1995 blockbuster book Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ is the source of much of this scrapping—he asserted in the original edition that IQ… Continue Reading