5 TED talks to boost EQ, Common communication mistakes, and lessons from Steve Jobs

Self-reflection and examination: It’s how we apply lessons learned. This month, I focus on three ways to grow–by improving emotional intelligence, identifying communication mistakes, and learning from the most famous entrepreneur of our generation.
Emotional Intelligence
In my most popular post of the month, I share five gems that will inspire you to think differently about yourself and others. If you enjoy this one, I published a sequel here.
What’s the difference between empathy and sympathy? This post explains the difference, and why it’s important to know.
Common Communication Mistakes
I bet you see at least half of these on a daily basis. Make sure you’re not the guilty party.
This practice is the most common mistake because it’s a difficult habit to break. Here’s how to fix it.
You might be surprised to learn that almost everyone does this. Here are some strategies to combat it.
Lessons from Steve Jobs
In this sequel to my most popular Inc. post ever, I take a second (inside) look at a series of meetings led by Jobs as a young start-up founder at NeXT. Some great lessons for all meeting moderators and entrepreneurs.
He was labeled brash and difficult. So why did some choose to follow him wherever he went? The responses from those who worked closest with the famous founder teach us something about mentorship.
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