Rick Goodman

Three Myths That Can Wreck Your Hiring Process by Dr. Rick Goodman

There’s a lot of received wisdom about the hiring process—a litany of “best practices” we’re all supposed to follow. 

The thing is, that received wisdom isn’t always so wise. And the best practices? They’re not always very good.  

You’ve got to be judicious, and to get the ball rolling, I want to highlight three common hiring myths that I believe do more harm than good. 

Four Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is the "Secret Sauce" to Transformational Leadership by Jennifer Janechek

In his new book The Solutions-Oriented Leader: Your Comprehensive Guide to Achieve World-Class Results, Dr. Rick Goodman defines emotional intelligence (EQ) as the “ability to perceive and identify emotions in the workplace and in your relationships with others…being attuned to the emotions of the people around you, but also to your own emotions—and making your decisions accordingly.” 

If you’ve ever wondered what that certain je ne sais quoi is that distinguishes truly great leaders from mediocre ones—that quality that makes them dynamic, engaging, motivating, and that enables them to deliver results—very likely it is emotional intelligence.