Video: Learning Snacks

Incite to Leadership logo icon favicon
Jo Ilfeld | Emotional Intelligence | Executive Leadership Coach |Amplify Voices on Your Team

Amplify Voices on Your Team

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | October 21, 2021

Have you ever been in a meeting where you said something that you thought was really brilliant and no one really seemed to notice and then a few minutes later, someone else said something remarkably similar and everyone piled onto it? That can be pretty frustrating, right? Believe it or not, I’ve heard more stories…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld | Ambition |Executive Leadership Coach| Ambition vs. Gratitude

Ambition vs. Gratitude

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | October 14, 2021

Ambition vs. gratitude and the tension between the two.  Do you feel that there is so much in your life that is going well and yet you still want something more? And then you feel guilty because you feel you are not grateful enough for what you do have? Many of my clients feel this…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach | What Are You Avoiding?

What Are You Avoiding?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 28, 2021

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how there’s always something we are avoiding but different types of people are avoiding different types of things. Are you a hard-driving, hard-charging personality? Then you might be avoiding rest or taking time for yourself. Or are you facing a really big task that seems overwhelming and you…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld | Relationships|Executive Leadership Coach |Are you tripping yourself up?

Covid Makes It Take Longer

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 14, 2021

Are you that person who gets frustrated by someone so long to do a task that you know will only take five minutes? And are you also that person who’s been putting in longer hours because of all the extra work created by Covid? Then you’re like me and this video is for you.  When…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld | Celebrate Endings|Executive Leadership Coach| Celebrating Endings

Celebrating Endings

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | August 31, 2021

I posted this video back at the beginning of summer but it’s still relevant now as it seems that many of us will continue to be working remotely as we move toward the end of 2021. When working from home, it seems like we have fewer endpoints in our lives, defined endings to the day…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach |Getting the 30,000-Foot View

Getting the 30,000-Foot View

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | August 25, 2021

How do you get that 30 000 foot view of the lay of the land, that big picture? In today’s world, we seem to be pulled in so many different directions that it can be almost impossible to see the wider view of what’s going on in our work. We find ourselves putting out fires…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach |Track Your Turn

Track Your Turn

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | July 28, 2021

Are you taking up more oxygen in the room than others or are you barely contributing to meetings, such that people are wondering why you’re there. An important aspect of emotional intelligence (EQ) is relationship management. Often this means making sure that there is time and space for everyone to get their opinion and thoughts…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach |Time for a Mini Reset

Take a Mini Reset and Build Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | July 1, 2021

How many times have you sat in a meeting, whether it’s virtual or in-person, and found yourself frustrated because of what’s happening? Maybe someone keeps presenting the same idea over and over even though you have told them multiple times that it just won’t work. Or maybe you wish that someone would get to the…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach|What are people really saying? Improve your emotional intelligence

What Are People Really Saying?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 14, 2021

Do you ever wonder if what people are saying is what they really mean? The truth is that about 90% of our communication is non-verbal so it’s not the words we say but our actions and body language and our tone of voice. Build up your emotional intelligence (EQ) by learning to read the room.…

Read More
Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach|How can you improve your emotional intelligence (EQ)?

How Can You Improve Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | April 8, 2021

Start by asking yourself what YOU need. Instead of rolling over and checking in with your phone when you wake up in the morning, take a breath and check in with yourself. Ask yourself, “What do I need today?“ Maybe you need to go out for a run or get a workout in because you…

Read More