Emotional Intelligence

Friends, The Family You Choose: the DC Life Coach’s Tips for Building Great Friendships)

Last month, a group of my gal pals and I took a trip to cheer on one of our swim team friends who participated in an Ironman competition. In these troubled times of civil unrest and world problems, I find my friendships sustain me. I am so grateful for...
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How to Deal With Interpersonal Conflict at Work

If you’ve led people or existed for any amount of time in any workplace, you get it: dealing with interpersonal conflict at work is an essential skill. Several of my life coaching clients have been on different sides of workplace conflict, with...
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How Emotionally Intelligent People Handle Criticism

As a Washington, DC based Life Coach, I’ve found this to be true: none of us welcomes criticism. It’s human nature to enjoy being right and feel a sense of hurt when we’re wrong. HOWEVER … the right type of criticism can actually...
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Tapping Into Your “Horse Sense”

“Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.” -W.C. Fields I was mesmerized by the interactions of a horse, unresponsive to training so far, and a professional “horse whisperer.” As the two interacted...
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