EQ4U UPDATE – JULY 2022

This month’s principled leadership theme quotes have been inspired by a political leader, recently interviewed for the EQ Political Leadership book I am currently writing in partnership with co-author, Daniel Kawczynski. Hassan took over as an independent candidate Prime Minister of Lebanon in December 2019 when the country had reached breakdown point, and when many […]

EQ4U UPDATE – JUNE 2022

Amongst the negativity, complexity and concern about issues that are affecting people across the globe, a more positive and upbeat ‘success’ theme for this month’s quotes: ‘Success is not measured by height attained but by obstacles overcome.’BRUCE JENNER ‘Passion plus vision plus action is the equation for success.’MARILYN KING ‘Whoever I am, or whatever I […]

EQ4U UPDATE – MAY 2022

EQ4U UPDATE – MAY 2022 Sobering reflections on the global effect of the chillingly shocking and infinite stupidity demonstrated by Putin’s leadership of Russia’s war in Ukraine are encompassed in this month’s quotes:   ‘Two things are infinite: the universe and man’s stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.’ ‘Three great forces rule the […]

EQ4U UPDATE – APRIL 2022

This month’s quotes denote excoriation of the unthinkable leadership behaviour of Vladimir Putin and the ongoing war in Ukraine. The first relating to denial of intentions and actions, applicable not only to Putin but also to others who deny the evidence of their behaviour. The second a reflection on the internecine factor of the war […]

EQ4U UPDATE – MARCH 2022

EQ4U UPDATE – MARCH 2022 The quotes for March relate to an article advocating that ‘tough times call for true leaders’, ref CIPD, Work-Winter 2021, p11. GRAMMAR/COMMUNICATION NOTES below reflect the theme of potentially associated delusional and negative leadership traits. Justifiable excoriation of leaders to whom these attitudes and behaviours apply! ‘Leadership is an opportunity […]

EQ4U UPDATE – FEBRUARY 2022

‘We have no claim to the stars, nor the sad-faced moon of night, nor the golden cloud that immerses itself in celestial light. We only have a right to exist on earth in its vast devastation, and it’s only man’s strife that destroys the glory of creation.’
HEDD WYNN

EQ4U UPDATE – DECEMBER 2021

December’s quote is a meaningful reflection for all time and seasons:   ‘I expect to pass through his world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now, let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall […]

EQ4U UPDATE – NOVEMBER 2021

Engaging in an emotionally intelligent way by communicating with mindful language and expression is fundamental to EQ leadership and can have a critical impact on the quality of relationships that we have with others. November’s quote is a contemplative reminder of emotional impact: ‘People will forget what you said and will forget what you did […]