Category Archives: emotions

Generational EQ



We talk with Andrew Hulse, Business Development Manager from Futurety.  Andrew is a big believer that his generation has the emotional intelligence ability to overcome and succeed in their career and personal choices. He gives us some insights about what’s going on inside of his generation, his community, and what he is seeing and hearing, … Continue reading Generational EQ


Spirit of EQ – Being Self-Aware



The way we’re being bombarded with social media, we’re being told what we’re supposed to be and who we’re supposed to be, instead of actually being who we really are. Being self-aware is going to allow you to make choices based on who you really are. What is at the core of you. When you’re … Continue reading Spirit of EQ – Being Self-Aware


Spirit of EQ – How Well Do You Know Yourself



How Well Do You Know Yourself Eric: So today we’re going to be looking at how well do you know yourself. Now there’s a part of me that says that’s really, really important and I think there may be some things that our listeners are going to learn that maybe are not so obvious in … Continue reading Spirit of EQ – How Well Do You Know Yourself


Spirit of EQ – How To Deal With Feelings Of Failure



Dealing With The “F” Word How To Cope With Feelings Of Failure Knowing that we have failed spectacularly can leave us feeling devastated. Here are some ways to come to grips with our thoughts on failure. (Just a heads up on this post and podcast.  What we cover isn’t so much about actions to take … Continue reading Spirit of EQ – How To Deal With Feelings Of Failure


How To Cope With Feelings Of Failure



Knowing that we have failed spectacularly can leave us feeling devastated.  In this episode, Jeff and Eric cover some ways to come to grips with our thoughts on failure.  This episode isn’t so much about actions to take when you have experienced a failure, but more to do with the feelings you might be dealing … Continue reading How To Cope With Feelings Of Failure


A Business Case Study in EQ



Jeff and Eric welcome a very special guest today, Matt Vaive.  Matt talks about his experiences using Spirit of EQ with his employees.  The results supplied him with ideas of what his employees’ strength and weaknesses are, and some ideas of things that he can do to try to help them to become more balanced. … Continue reading A Business Case Study in EQ


Pursuing Noble Goals



In this episode of The Spirit of EQ, Jeff and Eric discuss pursuing noble goals. This is the most important competency of all the other seven that they’ve talked about in previous podcasts. What is a noble goal? “Connecting your daily choices with your overarching sense of purpose.” Your sense of purpose becomes your noble goal. … Continue reading Pursuing Noble Goals


Increasing Empathy



In this episode of The Spirit of EQ, Jeff and Eric discuss increasing empathy. What does empathy mean?  And how do we increase it? Contrasted to sympathy, empathy is a lot deeper. Empathy is when you actually put yourself, as best you can, into that person’s shoes. You’re connecting with their emotions. It’s something that’s shared, … Continue reading Increasing Empathy


Engaging Intrinsic Motivation



In this episode of The Spirit of EQ, Jeff and Eric discuss engaging intrinsic motivation, the motivation that comes from within you, within who you are. Most people are driven by extrinsic motivation. It’s more powerful, but it’s not the most important. Jeff talks about two high-profile examples, NBA star LeBron James and Neil Peart, … Continue reading Engaging Intrinsic Motivation