EI Resources

  • Collaborative Growth sends a newsletter every month with an article on building EI for individuals and teams
  • Timely and relevant articles are posted on the Collaborative Growth website and the CG blog
  • EI Consortium – This powerful site provides information on the latest additions to EI wisdom and has numerous links to resources. Marcia is honored to be admitted as a member to the EI Consortium.
  • MHS hosts two powerful Linked-In Groups – The Talent Assessment Connection and The Emotional Intelligence Connection
  • Your portal on the MHS website – the Resources tab is full of marketing materials, how-to webinars and so much more!

Emotional Intelligence in Action
The updated Emotional Intelligence in Action, 2d Edition breaks new ground in providing a cross-reference matrix that maps sixty-five exercises to four leading emotional intelligence models – the EQi 2.0, TESI, MSCEIT and EISA – making it easy to use with all the models. Benefit from 4 to 5 exercises for each of the EQi 2.0 and TESI skills to use for in coaching and training.

The Emotionally Intelligent Team: Understanding and Developing the Behaviors of Success
Facilitating effective teamwork across all levels and boundaries is one of the most important issues in our networked world. This work demonstrates how to bring the power of emotional and social intelligence to deliver high performance teamwork through engaging insights, exercise and stories and emphasizes how to create results that are seamless, dynamic, and productive.

A Coach’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence
A Coach’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence is a groundbreaking book that combines the topics of coaching and emotional intelligence in a down-to-earth resource for coaches, facilitators, and consultants. We draw on our expertise in the field of emotional intelligence training to offer a number of elegant solutions that help coaches and their clients develop the authentic emotional skills needed to meet the challenges of today’s increasingly complex world. The book shows how EI coaching can be applied within organizations and provides a solid coaching method for use with leaders in business settings. The book outlines five highly-effective strategies for developing influential leaders.
  Handbook for Developing Emotional and Social Intelligence
Leading scholars and experienced practitioners came together to create this rich collection of EI knowledge and solutions that provide a solid asset for everyone involved in developing leaders, teams,and organizations. The handbook features case studies, best practices and proven tools that show how emotional and social intelligence is being harnessed to directly improve individual, team, and organization effectiveness. Contributions focus on learning hot spots such as leadership, recruitment, conflict resolution, team development and stress management. ORDER
Life’s 2% Solution
Life’s 2% Solution presents a field-tested process and proven techniques for fully integrating your professional and personal selves. Invest in yourself and find ”passionate equilibrium” – a state of living your life with passion, balance and happiness.
The EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success (3rd Edition)
by Steven Stein and Howard Book
Authors Steven J. Stein and Howard E. Book show you how the dynamic of emotional intelligence works. By understanding EQ, you can build more meaningful relationships, boost your confidence and optimism, and respond to challenges with enthusiasm-all of which are essential ingredients of success. The EQ Edge offers fascinating-and sometimes surprising-insights into what it takes to be a top law-enforcement officer, lawyer, school principal, student, doctor, dentist or CEO.
Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements
Much of what we think will improve our wellbeing is either misguided or just plain wrong. Contrary to what many people believe, wellbeing isn’t just about being happy. Nor is it only about being wealthy or successful. And it’s certainly not limited to physical health and wellness. In fact, focusing on any of these elements in isolation may drive us to frustration and even a sense of failure.
The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
Drawing from groundbreaking research, psychologist and award-winning teacher Kelly McGonigal, PhD, offers a surprising new view of stress—one that reveals the upside of stress, and shows us exactly how to capitalize on its benefits. ORDER

The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why it Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
After years of watching her students struggling to control their choices McGonigal realized that much of what people believe about willpower is actually sabotaging their success. For example, seeing willpower as a virtue can derail our best intentioned goals. Instead McGonigal urges her students to understand the biological functions mental traps and social factors that influence our self control.

Positivity: Groundbreaking Research Reveals How to Embrace the Hidden Strength of Positive Emotions, Overcome Negativity, and Thrive
World renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson gives you the lab-tested tools necessary to create a healthier, more vibrant, and flourishing life through a process she calls “the upward spiral.” You’ll discover what positivity is, and why it needs to be heartfelt to be effective.
Authentic Happiness
Drawing on groundbreaking psychological research, Seligman shows how Positive Psychology is shifting the profession’s paradigm away from its narrow-minded focus on pathology, victimology, and mental illness to positive emotion, virtue and strength, and positive institutions.
Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being
This book represents his dynamic new concept of what well-being really is. Traditionally, the goal of psychology has been to relieve human suffering, but the goal of the Positive Psychology movement, which Dr. Seligman has led for fifteen years, is different—it’s about actually raising the bar for the human condition.
Emotional Intelligence
Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why.Through vivid examples, Goleman delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is an entirely new way to talk about being smart.
Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence,
Drawing from decades of research within world-class organizations, the authors show that great leaders excel not just through skill and smarts, but by connecting with others using Emotional Intelligence competencies like empathy and self-awareness. The best leaders, they show, have “resonance”–a powerful ability to drive emotions in a positive direction to get results–and can fluidly interchange among a variety of leadership styles as the situation demands.
Resonant Leadership: Renewing yourself and connecting with others through mindfulness, hope and compassion
Leaders everywhere recognized the validity of resonant leadership, but struggled with how to achieve and sustain resonance amid the relentless demands of work and life. Now, Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee provide an indispensable guide to overcoming the vicious cycle of stress, sacrifice, and dissonance that afflicts many leaders. Drawing from extensive multidisciplinary research and real-life stories, Resonant Leadership offers a field-tested framework for creating the resonance that fuels great leadership.
Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
Far more than we are consciously aware, our daily encounters with parents, spouses, bosses, and even strangers shape our brains and affect cells throughout our bodies—down to the level of our genes—for good or ill. This book explores an emerging new science with startling implications for our interpersonal world. Its most fundamental discovery: we are designed for sociability, constantly engaged in a “neural ballet” that connects us brain to brain with those around us.