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Emotional intelligence is the topic of our newest blog. Hope you'll read it for some ideas to increase your EQ!


May 11, 2020

(Newsletter 2016, updated May 2020)

by Alice Martin, RCE

A few years ago, I ran to catch a bus and fell and broke my wrist. I wrote this article then as I had to relearn how to do things to deal with my wrist. Resilience helped a lot. 

Today, we need to be more resilient...

March 28, 2020

EQ is a measure of your emotional intelligence.

If there was a time to use your emotional intelligence (which is always, but…) it is during crises. Stress, conflict, extra challenges all contribute to a perfect storm. Your ability to understand those emotions from other...

Probably the most frequent answer to “what’s your biggest challenge” from both association executives and volunteer leaders is communication. It’s simply a conundrum to figure out a way to get members to engage with their associations by simply being responsive. Even v...

Upon my retirement at the end of April as the CEO of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®, and after 35 years as a REALTOR® Association Manager, I have transitioned to a wonderful opportunity to partner with my colleague and dear friend, Alice Martin.  Together, we fo...

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As Ginger and I begin our business partnership, I must reflect

on the word itself and how important it is to EVERYTHING we all do. We are all partners in our personal relationships, in our businesses, our professional worlds with other association executives and with le...

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