Category Archives: motivation

33 – The Future of Work with Special Guest Holly Custard, PhD



Holly Custard is deputy director of institute partnerships and outreach at the Strada Institute for the Future of Work, where she engages with stakeholders to raise awareness and inspire action through the Institute’s research and insights. Her work focuses on fostering the development of infrastructure that supports robust, connected and purposeful learning and career outcomes. … Continue reading 33 – The Future of Work with Special Guest Holly Custard, PhD


31 – D-1 College Athlete, Life Lessons and EQ with Special Guest Dan DeLucia



We had the opportunity to speak with Dan DeLucia, Pitching Coach for The Ohio State University Buckeyes Baseball team. How do 18 or 19-year old young men, just out of high school, handle the pressures of playing sports and college life.  How does EQ come into play when coaches help them adjust?  Coach DeLucia gives … Continue reading 31 – D-1 College Athlete, Life Lessons and EQ with Special Guest Dan DeLucia


What’s Wrong With Leadership Development – Preview



In our next episode we talk with Perry Maughmer, Chair for Vistage International in Central Ohio, about his role in developing leaders – or how he dissuades many from taking on this role. In each episode, Jeff and Eric will talk about what emotional intelligence, or understanding your emotions, can do for you in your … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Leadership Development – Preview


21 – Refining Your Noble Goal



Refining your purpose, or your noble goal. Another way to look at your purpose is two words that we use in the Six Second model emotional intelligence called Noble Goal. A Noble Goal is what defines who you are. It’s a goal that is not achievable. It’s not a goal, like I want to be … Continue reading 21 – Refining Your Noble Goal


15 – Better Decision Making



Better decision making is a skill that should be practiced every day.  In this episode, Jeff and Eric talk more about our thoughts, habits, and actions that all come into play on how you can practice better decision making through specific aspects of emotional intelligence. Additional episodes you will want to listen to include Recognizing … Continue reading 15 – Better Decision Making


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


11 – How Well Do You Know Yourself



Jeff and Eric help you to explore how well do you know yourself, and how it pertains to emotional intelligence. In each episode, Jeff and Eric will talk about what emotional intelligence, or understanding your emotions, can do for you in your daily and work life.For more information, contact Jeff at jeff@spiritofeq.com, or go to … Continue reading 11 – How Well Do You Know Yourself


9 – 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 9 – A Business Case Study in EQ


6 – Engaging Intrinsic Motivation



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, from the band Rush. In each episode, Jeff … Continue reading 6 – Engaging Intrinsic Motivation