What’s your Social Intelligence?

Have you ever considered your social intelligence? Most of us know about IQ, or intelligence quotient, and some of us are aware of EQ, or emotional intelligence. But what about your social intelligence? I am reading Karl Albrecht's book,  Social Intelligence, The New Science of Success, and am finding it fascinating. He defines SI as '.. the ability to get along well with others and to get them to cooperate with you.' How does that play into your Continue Reading

Remembering President Elson Floyd, a true leader

The loss of Washington State University President Elson Floyd is a difficult one, not just for Cougar nation, but I believe, for higher education and for our state. Much has been written this past week of his leadership, including this article in the Seattle Times, and the impact he had on our university and the expansion of many WSU programs and campuses. I saw firsthand the positive impact Dr. Floyd had on people, and I consider him a true Continue Reading