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06
Aug

AUTHENTIC SUCCESS

AUTHENTIC SUCCESS Feel the FEAR and Open Your Heart Anyway © 2016 Steve Whiteford My work with others using Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness, and certainly my self-work over the years, has led to me focus strongly on the incremental, initial feelings we have throughout the day as the key to finding success through emotional intelligence. […]

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12
Apr

Core Flexibility for Performance Enhancement

Core Flexibility in Performance Enhancement The Power of Emotional Awareness in Behavioral Change By Steve Whiteford © 2015 I was recently called to coach a young tech professional who was having difficulty changing some detrimental work habits. They were simple patterns like – clocking overtime by working to “perfection” vs. adhering to defined project parameters, […]

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07
Jan

Get Over It! Six Reasons Leadership/Executive Presence Still Matters

© Steve Whiteford 2015 Search “Executive Presence” on the internet and you will find tons of articles, and resources for training on the topic. Yet, I consistently see opinion articles that dismiss the validity of the discipline.When I read the trashing of what I have experienced to be core skills of communication, leadership and exemplary […]

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31
Oct

The Power of Authenticity (EQ-i 2.0) by Steve Whiteford 2014

The Power of Authenticity – In Emotional Intelligence & Leadership © Steve Whiteford 2014 It’s curious that Authenticity is not identified as a component in any of the major EI assessments. But we can recognize it as an integral, and dynamic characteristic of Emotional Intelligence and resonant, powerful leadership. (Of-course so have others.) I would […]

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15
Oct

5 Tips for Increasing Training Impact at Your Organization, by Steve Whiteford

– An Overdue Rant – Granted, I come from a theater background which is surprisingly disciplined, and in which the importance of place, staging and performance is fully understood. So, of course, my suggestion is that excellent training and teaching also require these elements. However, in the past few years I’ve noticed more and more […]

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03
Oct

Society of Emotional Intelligence – “Let’s Talk EI” Radio Interview 11/13

Dr. Hank Clemons, President of SoEI and talk show host interviews Steve about EQ-i 2.0 http://youtu.be/t7F1CmJepDE Sound Only – You Tube

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30
Aug

EQ-i 2.0 Quick Guide to Emotional Intelligence! New compilation of my EQi Articles – Buy the Guide now! $2.99

Purchase here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1501041770# Leadership and Communication Trainer/Consultant, Steve Whiteford, offers short but valued perspectives on the Scales and Subscales of the Emotional Intelligence assessment: EQ-i 2.0. Certified practitioners and enthusiasts alike will benefit from his short takes including: TRAINING TIPS, thoughts on the cohesive INTER-DEPENDENCIES  through the SUBSCALES of the model, personal revelations, andCITINGS from NEUROSCIENCE and MINDFULNESS. Whiteford’s […]

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05
Dec

Openness is Good Management

Not long ago I enjoyed a lecture given by Psychologist, Richard Farson. In his talk he critiqued the very concept of management training. He targeted the idea that management, which is mostly interpersonal relationship, can be accomplished through technique. An example he offered was the practice of using “verbal templates” for effective communication. For instance […]

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05
Dec

The Truth Is Out

In our current business climate we have some excellent examples of the need for truth and trust in business practices and communication. A few major corporations have given give lip service to ethical accounting practices resulting in major lay-offs, bankruptcy, a crashing market and an extreme loss of trust in American Business. Although hundreds of […]

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05
Dec

The Truth Will Set You Free

Truth Willingness and Openness, Keys to Accelerated Learning I am often astounded by individual demonstrations of courage and growth that occur in my workshops. Not long ago, I witnessed a participant response that provided a profound lesson. It happened on the second day of my “Powerful Presentations” workshop — often a challenging morning. Participants have […]

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