Where has Good Friday gone?

At the risk of being viewed as politically incorrect I need to ask the question. Where has Good Friday gone? For Christians in America this week is considered to be very special and Good Friday is one of the most important days of the year. Growing up in a Syrian Orthodox home, this was a very special week. Our church had a different service each night of the week, where the priest, deacons and alter boys would act out the scenes from Jesus' last week with his disciples and His journey to the cross. Starting with Palm Sunday, then to [...]

By |2018-07-19T21:39:19+00:00April 5th, 2012|Intentional Living, Proverbs|

Developing Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is at the core of our competencies in relating to others. What are they and why are they necessary both personally and professionally? First, the four main competencies are: Self-awareness – the ability to read one's emotions and recognize their impact while using gut feelings to guide decisions. How may times have you made a decision and looked back on it and thought- maybe if I had taken more time to understand the other person's feelings. Self-management – involves controlling one's emotions and impulses and adapting to changing circumstances. Your company is going through low, moderate, massive [...]