Neuroscience Says Your Body and Mind Get Stronger When You Focus on This One Thing

Neuroscience Says Your Body and Mind Get Stronger When You Focus on This One Thing

Geoffrey James is a contributing editor to Inc.com; in this article he says that “most people realize that the mind and body are connected into a feedback loop.” What Geoffrey has done here is link that fact to an underestimate state of mind. We’re thankful at Thought Patrol for so many things; turns out that’s healthy!

6 Brutal Truths About Leadership Nobody Wants to Admit

6 Brutal Truths About Leadership Nobody Wants to Admit

Marcel Schwantes is the Founder and Chief Human Officer, of Leadership From the Core. Here he is writing for Inc.com. At Thought Patrol we often curate his articles because he is very aligned to our thinking. He doesn’t disappoint here, as he articulates an overview of the tough questions of what really makes a great leader. He asks the pertinent question; “Ever worked for a leader who left such a positive impression on your life, you still tell others about it?” We should all strive to be leaders like that!

The Most Effective Leaders ‘Show Up’ With These 4 Things Every Day

The Most Effective Leaders ‘Show Up’ With These 4 Things Every Day

Jeff Boss is a contributor to Forbes; here he talks us through the seemingly soft-side of effective leadership. Jeff is a leadership team coach, author of Navigating Chaos: How To Find Certainty in Uncertain Situations and host of the weekly podcast Shut Up And Show Up: Forging Elite Teams.  We like his take on this often underrated aspect of being an effective leader.

Why You Need To Protect Your Emotional Reserves As A Leader

Why You Need To Protect Your Emotional Reserves As A Leader

There are probably dozens of traits that come to mind when you think of what sets great leaders apart from the rest of the pack. But one of the most important things that every great leader understands–something that other might miss–is the importance of having adequate emotional reserves when you show up at the office every day.  Jim Schleckser CEO, Inc. CEO Project talks us through why CEOs need to have buffers to handle the ups and downs of business. 

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea–that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success–quickly took off, and it went on to greatly influence the way people think about emotions and human behavior. Here is Justin Bariso, Founder of Insight’s, take on what EI looks like win the real world. (Original article published in Inc.com.)