Category Archives for Personal Development

Book Summary: Good to Great by Jim Collins

In this article, we’ll summarize the key points of the classic business book, Good to Great by Jim Collins. Some companies have always been great, such as Coca-Cola. This book isn’t about this type of company. It’s about companies who were good for a long time and then somehow became great for a long time. […]

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Locus of Control

Locus of control relates to how much a person believes they have control over events in their life. A person with an internal locus of control believes they can influence events in their lives. A person with an external locus of control believes their life is controlled by external factors that they cannot influence.   […]

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How to Overcome Negative Beliefs

We all have beliefs. A trust, a faith, or a confidence that something is true. Our individual beliefs play an enormous role in how we see and interpret the world around us and our own place in it. The beliefs we hold give us a scorecard against which we can measure everything in our lives. […]

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Emotional Intelligence

Even if you’re unfamiliar with emotional intelligence, at some point in your life you probably will have taken an intelligence quotient (IQ) test. An IQ test measures a person’s cognitive ability compared to the population at large. The average IQ is approximately 100. People with higher IQs tend to do better academically than those with lower […]

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