Bib Seredich presenting corporate training

Interviews with Bobi Seredich: Emotional Intelligence Core Competencies and Practice Tools

What Are Some of the EI Core Competencies? In the training programs that we deliver, there are some core competencies that make up emotional intelligence. And so those core competencies fall under, basically your self-awareness, then your…
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Interviews with Bobi: Emotional Intelligence for Leaders

What Does It Mean To Be a Leader- And Why Are Leaders Important? Well, first of all, I think a leader and all leaders in an organization are so important. And I think if you have a leadership title or you're an individual contributor, you…
Bobi Seredich, Co-founder of SWIEI, Southwest Institute for Emotional Intelligence

Interviews with Bobi: Negatives of Emotional Intelligence

How Should Someone Handle the inevitable “Bump in the Road” and triggers? Well, I think it starts with understanding yourself. So you've got to understand what causes you to trigger. And then once you understand what causes you to trigger,…
Bib Seredich presenting corporate training

Interviews with Bobi: Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

How Important is Emotional Intelligence To Your Career? This is in Dan Goleman research, which really Dan Goleman brought Emotional Intelligence onto the forefront in the 90s with he had-- His book Primal Leadership, and then he has another…
Bobi Seredich - keynote speaker for emotional intelligence

Interviews with Bobi: Emotional Intelligence Training

Interviews with Bobi Seredich: The Need for Emotional Intelligence Training How long have you been involved in emotional intelligence work?  I have been doing leadership training at some level for almost, probably 20 years. And I was certified…

Emotional Intelligence in Leaders

Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage emotions in a constructive way.  Leaders who operate with high emotional intelligence can be a tremendous asset as they possess the skills to foster emotionally healthy, happy,…

Holiday Tips: Practicing Gratitude and a Special Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays—a time for family to gather and a present-moment reminder to practice gratitude. You might be feeling stressed, sad, discouraged, anxious, fearful, or just angry at times. What can we do to manage…
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5 Pivotal Techniques to Become a More Self-Aware Leader

As a coach, I am often asked what is the most challenging emotional intelligence (EI) core competency people struggle with? In short, it’s self-awareness.   I am a big fan of Ted Lasso, and he is a great example of a coach with…

Resilience and Emotional Mastery: How Are People Sustaining and Thriving Today?

The pandemic has sped up the rate of change in our world, which was already moving at an extraordinary speed due to advances in technology and changing ideas. Today, leaders and their organizations are forced to address increasingly complex…