The hidden side of emotional intelligence 

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1. Why meetings still matter.  
#OrgCulture

You know that moment five minutes in to your early morning meeting when you roll your eyes, turn to a sympathetic colleague (not Greg from Accounting) and whisper, “Why didn’t she just put this in an email?” Chances are, while you’re whining, you’re missing the 93 percent of information that’s communicated non-verbally in meetings

2. The dark side of EQ.  
#Editor’sPicks

It seems like everyone, including us, has been touting the advantages of high emotional intelligence to organizational culture and even bottom lines. Turns out, the flip side of the EI coin has some unnerving implications for otherwise functional workplaces.
You already know that your mood is going to sink when the office’s Debbie Downer shows up at your cubicle. It’s called emotional contagion, and there might be a cure

4. Stop emotional contagion.  
#BehavorialEcon

5. Which ultimate TV networker are you?  
#RelationshipManagement

3. What’s Behind Tesco’s Staggering Loss. 
#IndustryNews 

When it comes to navigating your network, are you a Don Draper or Jimmy Fallon? Take our quiz to find out where you fall!
When Tesco announced its staggering £6.4 billion ($9.5 billion) loss for the year ending February 28, it not only set the record for the largest pre-tax loss by a retailer in British historyit slid into the top 10 biggest losses in British corporate history. (Congratulations, we guess?) So, can CEO David Lewis turn this around, and if so, how?

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