Emotional Intelligence

September 12, 2022

The Value of Asking Open-Ended Questions

In a recent blog post, I shared tips for how to deal effectively with conversations that have you feeling emotionally triggered. Suggested Reading: What to Do […]
September 11, 2022

5 Steps to Avoid Fix It Mode

In the coaching class I teach, one of the most common questions students tell me that they most want to work on is the ability to […]
July 13, 2022

What To Do When Someone Emotionally Triggers You

Last week I taught a coach training class where I demonstrated a live coaching exchange with a student who asked about the value a coach brings […]
June 10, 2022

How to Communicate Your Boundaries at Work

Increasingly, people are looking for ways to prevent too much stress in their work life. It is a serious issue that warrants a closer examination. There […]
May 14, 2022

Leaders Dealing with Burnout       

By Susan Merli. While this post specifically mentions leaders, I believe that everyone has a responsibility for self-leadership. The tips I offer are applicable for all. […]
May 1, 2022

Team Building: Return of the Fantasy

Written by Maddie Merli May The Fourth be With You May, in my humble opinion, is the best month of the year. Where November is too […]
April 13, 2022

The Leader as Coach

Bob Dylan may have coined the term, “The Times They Are A-Changin’” with his song of the same title, but the truth of the matter is […]
March 13, 2022

Embracing Conflict Management

Although dealing with conflict is something most people tend to avoid, it can be useful when it raises awareness and provides insights that might not otherwise […]
March 1, 2022

Prioritizing Through Uncertainty

Written by Susan Merli A Microcosm of Experiences The COVID-19 pandemic created a microcosm of experiences we had to face almost simultaneously rather than over the […]