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Emotional Empathy and Cognitive Empathy

Chris Allen Thomas Empathy is the ability of people to recognize and respond to the emotions of others. It’s the foundation of both sympathy and compassion. Withoutempathy, sympathy and compassion are more likely to be inaccurate and may lead to … Continue reading

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NBC Story on Teleos’ Medical School Partner: Doctors with Emotional Intelligence Make House Calls

Pothering is in the “Select” Program at the University of South Florida.

Not only did he have to pass the MCAT to get in, he had to pass an emotional intelligence test commonly taken by CEO candidates.

“We want to make sure that these students exhibit not only the qualities that will make them outstanding physicians, outstanding clinicians, but also leaders,” explains Dr. Alicia Monroe, Vice Dean of Educational Affairs at USF’s College of Medicine. Continue reading

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Happiness Matters. Got Some?

You know things are changing when the cover topic for Harvard Business Review is Happiness at Work. What? Those of us working in leadership with a focus on emotional intelligence, resonance and neuropsychology research have long seen conclusive links. Performance, loyalty to an organization, discretionary effort— it’s all linked to a person’s happiness—both at work and in life. That’s right: Happiness matters—in a very big way. Continue reading

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Beyond the Pink: Wake-Up Calls and What I Learned from Cancer

Teleos co-founder, Fran Johnston, writes about her six year journey with cancer. What shocked her, what transformed her, and what has helped heal her. Continue reading

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Beyond the Pink: Wake-Up Calls and What I Learned from Cancer

When I see professional football players wearing pink cleats, gloves and ribbons in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I am impressed. I love that with the power of marketing and merchandising, millions of people now associate the color pink … Continue reading

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A View from the Inside: How Teleos Makes Great Bread

Our relationships require our passion and attention. Organizations are lean, global and matrixed, with nowhere to hide from emails or text. Everyone is busy. The world we live in places demands on all of our relationships, with constant communication, and the stresses of a global uncertainty. When the stressors are not managed, relationships are often a casualty. Continue reading

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This Is Your Brain on Trauma: Leading and Caring through Crisis by Gretchen Schmelzer, PhD

When I was a kid, the news was an evening affair: my father watched Walter Cronkite before dinner, and read The Wall Street Journal at night. The news was digested before bed, and the workday started without it. Now, news is a … Continue reading

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Email Relationships Are Real Relationships: 4 Tips for Writing Resonant Emails

If you’re anything like me, you understand the tight bond I have with Microsoft Outlook. Because of the overload of logistical planning in my operational role, email is easily my number one form of communication with the outside world. And I have come to realize, through underestimating the power of emails at times, that email relationships are real relationships, but without the added benefit of non-verbal or audio cues for context, tone, or meaning. Thus, I cherish and consistently apply the Golden Rule: Do unto others in email as you would have done unto you. Continue reading

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Incoming Medical Students Clear Empathy Hurdle (with Teleos)

July 27, 2011 — An innovative medical school program is basing admissions as much on the individual’s emotional intelligence as his or her ability to memorize organic chemistry formulas and score high on the MCAT. “We intend to change the … Continue reading

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Beyond Burnout: Tapping into the Brain to Motivate Your Team

Research on motivation and the role of the brain points to many important insights for leaders and managers trying to respond proactively to burnt out on their teams. Most importantly, leaders must understand that all motivation—whether at work or at play—share the same neural pathway. Tapping into that pathway is the job of the leader—and understanding the brain can help. Continue reading

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