Author: Nikk Hughes

You've Got the Strategy and the Skills, But Have You Got an EQ Mindset?

You’ve Got the Strategy and the Skills, But Have You Got an EQ Mindset?

It’s one thing to be a career professional with the right skills and management strategies, whether for your own tasks or for the management of other employees, but it’s quite another to have and use an Emotional Intelligence (EQ) mindset. While schools and universities can certainly help us develop practical, real-world skills, developing a robust…
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Executive Coaching & Leadership Coaching

Executive Coaching & Leadership Coaching – Upgrade your thinking to upgrade your results

Understanding your thinking process   Did you know you that as a senior executive, you and your team receive around 11 million pieces of data in to your brain in each moment? All this data goes into the back part of your brain which has a filter mechanism. After filtering the data, it only sends…
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5 Helpful Tips to Inspire Leadership in Your Organisation

5 Helpful Tips to Inspire Leadership in Your Organisation

Organisations are undergoing constant and rapid change in how they must do business in our challenging times, which necessitates strong and agile leadership perhaps like never before. If leadership were such an easy skill to train, we’d all be able to generate positive and meaningful change in the workplace without the need for leadership in…
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Taking control of external situations

Taking control of external situations

Every person is represented by a little circle in the EQ code. Each little circle is either green and happy, or red and hurt. Most people are held back because when they’re red they don’t know how to deal with it. So, we’re going to learn how to do the internal to external flip. This…
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5 Tips to Deal With Resistance to Change

5 Tips to Deal With Resistance to Change in the Workplace

Changes in the workplace don’t always happen in ways that we’d like. Employees and colleagues can be resistant to change and in our modern world it’s certainly worth allowing them to voice their concerns. Management must always balance the interests of their valued employees whilst endeavouring to enact meaningful changes that are necessary to push…
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Dealing with waves of feelings

Dealing with waves of feelings

You know those moments when your fight, flight or freeze instinct kicks in? That’s when your safety response is triggered. A safety trigger is caused by many things. It could be standing on a roof, presenting to the board members at work or talking to a customer. Even a smell can be a trigger. When…
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The Mindset Profit Model at the workplace

The Mindset Profit Model at the workplace – InspireTribe

Our mindset determines the ‘profit’ we get out of life both in our personal life and also our careers. Let’s look at why the state of our mindset is important to business and team members alike. So why do some businesses plateau and some evolve at a very rapid rate? Truth be known, the game…
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Learning how to cope with anxiety

Learning how to cope with anxiety

We’re programmed to notice potential safety and hurt issues before noticing feeling happy or loving both in the workplace and at home. It’s a natural response to tune into what’s not going right in our world. If we grow up in a place where there are no tigers or lions, our body doesn’t know that.…
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Valuing your feelings

Valuing your feelings and the lessons they teach you throughout your executive career

In today’s business culture, it’s prized to be logical. We don’t put much emphasis on our feelings, especially in the workplace. When we’re talking with team members, we want to know their thoughts on a topic but we rarely ask how they’re feeling about it. Many of us have been taught to dismiss our emotions…
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Why Does EQ Matter

Why Does EQ Matter in the Business World?

People are the most important resource in an organisation, so why does this perhaps cliché statement often take a back seat to raw numbers and financial reporting on a quarterly statement? What is EQ? Emotional intelligence (often simply called EQ) is our individual connections with feelings and emotions, which don’t really factor in GAAP or…
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