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Conscious Capitalism

 
 
 

Sheila Madden, CEO, Madden Coaching & Consulting

Can Businesses Do Well By Doing Good? You Bet They Can!

Business has been, and should always be, a powerful force for good in the world generating not just financial wealth but social, emotional, intellectual and cultural wealth as well.  This is the message of Dr. Rajendra Sisodia, Professor of Marketing at Bentley College, John Mackey, Co-Founder and CEO of WholeFoods and other global thought leaders involved in the Conscious Capitalism Institute.  http://www.consciouscapitalism.org/whatis-conscious-capitalism.html
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Michelangelo’s Lesson: Don’t Put A Ceiling On Your Thinking

Sheila Madden, CEO, Madden Coaching & Consulting

One of the best leadership books ever written is the biography of Michelangelo, The Agony and The Ecstasy by Irving Stone. Michelangelo’s life is a roadmap for extraordinary leadership:   the vision, the passion of purpose, the uncompromising commitment to integrity, the navigating of politics with the popes, the relentless drive for perfection and the ceaseless energy in creating the visions he saw or heard within himself, in marble and on ceilings!
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IQ Isn’t Enough To Be A Great Leader. What Is Your EQ?

 

Sheila Madden, CEO, Madden Coaching & Consulting

What is EQ you ask? 

It is Emotional Intelligence. Simply stated: Being intelligent about emotions, yours and others. 80-90% of leadership effectiveness is based on EQ not IQ. There are 4 components:

  • Self Awareness
  • Social Awarenes
  • Self Management
  • Relationship Management.

It all starts with Self Awareness, without that, you can’t develop fully in the other areas.
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