Not long now – Halloween is only a short time away and if we have young people in our lives, they might be turning their thoughts to scary parties, a frightening amount of sweet eating and of course, creepy costumes! There are so many to choose from – ghosts, vampires, witches, monsters, devils, zombies… And it’s the same for their parents, although our costumes tend to be invisible to the naked eye. So to help keep you safe this autumn, we’ve re-issued our handy Cerulean Guide to Halloween Characters at Work monsters-article
Have you ever had the experience of completely ‘losing it’ whether it’s your temper or your capacity to think clearly? Well you might have been in the grip of an amygdala hijack! First coined by Danial Goleman, in his book the term gives an explanation for what might be happening to us when our brain shuts down.
Whilst it’s true that IQ is your ‘entry ticket’ into the world of work and that EQ is about how you work once you’ve got in, you still need to continue to develop your IQ – it’s vital to innovation and other forms of competitive advantage.
With all the attention that EQ has been drawing, it’s easy to forget that intelligence, general and specific, is likely to be the thing that enables you to get through the door of your organisation, at least initially. It’s your entry ticket, so to speak and we think it’s time to focus on IQ once more. This month, we will be writing about a number of aspects of IQ and inviting you to get curious about yours! Can you increase it? Can you use your intelligence differently? What does it mean to be ‘clever’?