5 Emotional Intelligence Hacks That Can Immediately Improve Your Leadership

How would you rate your emotional intelligence lately? It’s a relevant question for a few reasons. First, as the research Daniel Goleman brought forward two decades ago demonstrated, EQ (emotional intelligence) is a far greater predictor of leadership effectiveness than IQ. Second—and this is the fun part—emotional intelligence can be learned. It’s not genetic, and pretty much anyone… Read More

10 BIG Things Jesus Said That We Often Forget

“Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not the things I tell you” (Luke 6:46). “If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them” (John 13:17). I apologize for the title. There are wonderful churches filled with faithful disciples of Jesus Christ who are getting these things right; I don’t… Read More

Criticism: How to Handle Your Critics Like a Pro

So you signed up for leadership, but you didn’t really sign up for all the criticism that came with it, did you? And yet here you are. Next question: Did anything really prepare you for the emotional journey of leadership? Nope. Me neither. Criticism is an almost daily staple for most leaders. You get everything… Read More