vbg Leadership Blog
Welcome to my blog, where I write about the things I am passionate about, and you get to learn about topics that you can apply to your job or to your life. In the entries below, you will find articles written to help you become better at what you do. I invite you to browse by category, date, or your whim, and send me feedback to let me know what you would like to read more (or less) about.
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“Don’t take it personally.” When someone says that, the implication is that you’re being overly sensitive. You’re not separating your internal feelings from the objective external situation. Whatever “it” is, it’s not about you, so…well…get over it. I’d like to offer...read more
MARINA'S MUSINGS I call shorter, perspective-driven posts such as this my musing postings. They're written without extensive research and provide me with a forum to share thoughts on topics that may (or may not) drift from my core areas of expertise. They're easy and...read more
Given how popular the topic of emotional intelligence has become in the past two decades, I expected my Google search on “emotional intelligence” (EQ) to pull up over at least a million results. In 0.74 seconds, it only pulled up 701,000 results. “Only” is a relative...read more
Before You Start... Notice how there was no annoying pop-up box asking you to subscribe to this site as soon as you landed here. That's because I don't like getting hit with those every time I read a blog page and don't want to subject you to that either. That said,...read more