Employee Motivation

Article Written By: Joiline Gorlova

“When you offer someone motivation, you give them an uplifting nudge in the right direction.”

Decision Making Errors

Article Written By: Joiline Gorlova

Attribution errors need purposeful challenging and deconstruction both at individual and organizational levels to avoid costly decision making errors.

How Employee Behavior Affects Organizations

Article Written By: Joiline Gorlova

employee engagement initiatives saw an 80% reduction in grievances and 34% increase in highly satisfied customers. Other 300 studies confirm the link between job satisfaction, job performance and financial performance

Impact of Values and Attitudes on Behavior

Article Written By: Joiline Gorlova

Values are guiding principles for conduct and behavior, concept of what we identify with and stand for. If principles of behavior and conduct, then surely a causal relationship exists between values and behavior. But what exactly is the impact of values and attitudes on behavior?

Influence of Behavior on Performance

Article Written By: Joiline Gorlova

What has been established beyond a shadow of doubt is the connection between behavior and performance.

Emotional Intelligence Case Studies

Article Written By: Joiline Gorlova

Emotional Intelligence issues in this case include: a) cognitive distortions, b) attribution error, c) faulty causal analysis, d) emotional reasoning e.g. taking emotional feelings for reality e) External locus of control, f) personalizing, g) blame shifting h) failure to handle and cope with negative emotions i) lack of self awareness to enable reading own emotions accurately, j) lack of self-management in failing to control own negative emotions k) lack of social skills to read emotions in others and respond with empathy e.g. blaming others, complaining and jealous l) lack of motivation to move ahead from failure to other challenges

Emotional Intelligence Success Factors

Article Written By: Joiline Gorlova

The Emotional Intelligence Components of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationships management are key success factors in business and in life. These factors are key drivers of success, productivity and effectiveness both at work and life in general.

Emotional Intelligence Quiz

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An emotionally intelligent response would include the following elements: a) Viewing the situation as a challenge b) Viewing situation as a problem solving opportunity c) Seeing learning opportunities d) Seeing team building opportunities through collective problem solving and decision making e) view negative emotions as distractions to be avoided f) deploying stress deflection through strategic attention allocation g) shift attention away from stress to problem solving and execution h) tune out of negative emotions mode and tuning in to positive emotions i) deploy emotional intelligence competencies to problem solving and solution execution

Emotional Intelligence Implications

Article Written By: Joiline Gorlova

IQ contributes only 20% to life success while emotional intelligence (EQ) contributes the remaining 80%