Listen on my website at http://bit.ly/2PsQPqr on itunes at http://apple.co/2i94Uxm and watch on youtube at http://bit.ly/2ORKojC “I lied to myself for a very long time” #worldmentalhealthday This week is a fitting hashtag#podcast episode for hashtag#worldmentalhealthweek. The wonderful Kris Macchiarola, Consultant, Speaker, EQ Facilitators who many of us know well opens up about transitioning from corporate […]
By nature, humans are emotional creatures. Even in business, it is impossible to take emotion out of the equation. How you manage your emotions can make or break your professional growth. Kris Macchiarola is an emotional intelligence (EQ) champion who specializes in creating business cultures where team members feel engaged, energized, and motivated. She is […]
Leadership with Biana Kovic Show features leaders and their stories / thoughts on leadership and best leadership practices. Show Highlights: Organizational blindspots 4:55 Group Think 9:55 Alignment conversations 13:40 Trust 15:30 Psychology and business 19:40 EQ and Business 23:20 Handling setbacks 30:54 Diversity 33:55 Cultural Empathy 35:20 Leadership Shenanigans 38:50 A leadership story 41:10 Mentorship […]
We all need someone to listen to us without judgement, to ask good questions, to facilitate self-reliant problem solving, to offer guidance, and to be an honest mirror and illuminate our blindspots. Sometimes, our heart and mind are not in alignment. The water can get muddy and the lines can get easily blurred. This can be anxiety provoking when you are facing a big decision
Excerpt from my recent keynote: Embracing Vulnerability to Increase Success at Work. When I tell people that I speak about embracing vulnerability at work, often times I will get push back. “Do you think that is a good idea?” “What if this backfires or they are seen as weak?”
When you rely on email and text to communicate uncomfortable truths, you are practicing avoidance communication. You are also setting up the conversation for increased misinterpretation and frustration.