Introverted Entrepreneurs

Introverted Entrepreneurs

Most often, entrepreneurs and business owners are thought of as extraverted – they are comfortable interacting with others, promoting their business, and draw energy from being with other people. The constant hustle and bustle of owning a business is a thriving...
Developing Emotional Intelligence as an Entreprenuer

Developing Emotional Intelligence as an Entreprenuer

Emotional Intelligence, also known as Emotional Quotient or EQ, was popularized by psychologists Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer in the 1990s. They defined it as the ability to recognize and understand emotions in oneself and in others, with five components:...
Empathy and Boundaries

Empathy and Boundaries

Human beings are wired for connection. For our continuously evolving ancestors, connection meant survival, and although it looks different in today’s context, we continue to need and crave connection to others. Living without our modern conveniences, our ancestors...
Improve Emotional Regulation

Improve Emotional Regulation

As an innate part of our human existence, we continuously, both consciously and unconsciously, experience a wide range of emotions that inform the way we respond to various stimuli. Pivotal to successfully navigating our lives is the ability to manage the emotions...
How to Avoid the Busyness Trap

How to Avoid the Busyness Trap

For many people, being busy is a badge of honor. It allows them to feel important and valuable based on how in demand their time becomes and how much they are doing. However, other people use staying busy as a way to numb themselves to the things they are feeling and...
How To Have Difficult Conversations

How To Have Difficult Conversations

How many times have you avoided someone or a topic because you know there is a difficult conversation you have to have? Odds are you can think of at least one difficult conversation in your life that you are currently avoiding. What makes a conversation difficult?...