Emotional Intelligence Business Case: Leadership Predictor and a Pathway to Success

“A leader’s intelligence has to have a strong emotional component. He/she has to have high levels of self-awareness, maturity and self-control. He/she must be able to withstand the heat, handle setbacks and when those lucky moments arise, enjoy success with equal part of joy and humility. No doubt emotional intelligence is more rare than book…


5 Ways to Fix an Industry’s Diversity Problem

FastCompany recently made a starter list of “5 Ways to Fix the Tech Industry’s Diversity Problem.”  Specifically, the article took a look at how to approach meaningful diversity, with a management strategy that puts the issue front-and-center and expands the talent pipeline. Avoid merely cosmetic diversity. Uncover hidden biases. Don’t stop diversity at recruitment. Expand…


What We Are Reading: “Creating an Emotionally Intelligent Warrior”

Research has shown that almost 90 percent of the competencies necessary for leadership success are social and emotional in nature, not technical skills as previously assumed. Brain imaging further demonstrates that the emotional and cognitive centers of the brain are far more integrated than previously thought. This has given credence to the concept of emotional…


What We Are Reading: “The Empowered Employee is Coming; Is The World Ready?”

This interesting article on Forbes.com covers, at a “high-level”, the shifting employee landscape while focusing on engagement, talent development and the evolving technology, learning and performance improvement environments that exist. The talent attraction and retention needs of organizations underlie this discussion, but what ideas does it provoke in you?


ERGs, Executive Transition & Succession Planning Engagements (Michael Negrón)

NEGRON Consulting was recently retained to several Executive Transition projects for organizations in Connecticut and Massachusetts, summarized as follows: Two (2) Affiliates of a National Nonprofit Historic Preservation Major Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (2 major hospitals and 1 university) For all of these projects, a member of NEGRON Consulting will facilitate a 3-phase executive transition process:…