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Can An AI-Based Coach Increase Your Leadership IQ?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | December 19, 2019

This article was first published on Forbes.com After reading a recent Wall Street Journal article about the future of online coaching, I decided to test it out. I signed up for an AI-based coaching service for managers called LEADx. To begin, I answered a few questions and then started having a conversation with “Coach Amanda.”…

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I’ve been known to overreact in these situations, have you?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | June 22, 2019

*I’m pleased to share this article with you that was recently published on Forbes.com.* Have you ever been thrown off your game at a critical moment? Recently I met with a client who had an upcoming crucial off-site meeting alongside the leadership team she’s on. She was nervous about going to this off-site because she…

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When you are in over your head, do this!

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | March 15, 2019

Imagine this scenario: My mom takes me to a spa (thanks Mom!) where there are lots of fitness activities to choose from. I, a very slow but determined jogger, show up to the spa’s trail run for all levels. “I’ll stay towards the back of the pack,” I think, “but what an amazing way to…

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Do you know about this leadership hack?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | October 8, 2018

I’m currently sitting at the back of the room during my weekend launch with my executive MBA class. In case you didn’t know, I teach Leadership Intelligence to the executive MBA cohort at Sonoma State University. (You might be wondering why I’m typing at the back of the room if I’m teaching – someone else…

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How candid are you really?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 6, 2018

I’m writing this blog from one of my favorite places in my world which is Carmel, California. Although the weather is cold and overcast today, I can still feel my whole body relax in this cozy coastal town. What are the places where you can feel your shoulders drop and your mind clear of the…

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About 360 Assessments But Were Afraid To Ask

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 7, 2018

This article was originally published on Forbes.com. “Will I be upset by my results?” my client asks me. “Who knows?” I respond. “I’ve given people critical 360s and they’ve shrugged their shoulders and said, ‘That’s about what I expected.’ And I’ve given others what I would consider an effusive 360 review, only to have them…

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Feedback: Do It More, Do It Better

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 7, 2017

With that arrival of Q1, it often brings around long-overdue performance reviews. So whether you’ve just wrapped up yours or you’re delaying the inevitable, I thought I would share some of my own learnings about the daunting task of giving feedback.

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Emotional Intelligence – What You Need To Know [Infographic]

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 19, 2016

This is a guest post from Davitt Corporate Partners. Over the past number of years there has been a shift away from IQ to EQ.

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Emotional Intelligence and Your Career

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | February 4, 2016

This month’s post is a guest post and infographic by Richard Madison of the Brighton School of Business and Management that I thought you all would enjoy:

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How To Design Your Career Growth From A New Angle

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | January 28, 2016

I wanted to give insights to you as you begin 2016 and progress through January and beyond. Perhaps you’re struggling to make, keep, or understand why you’ve already broken New Year’s resolutions.

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