Nicole Perrotta

About Nicole Perrotta

As a conflict transformation and emotional intelligence expert, Nicole Perrotta speaks, coaches, and trains leaders who yearn to bring out the best in themselves and their teams.

By combining Fortune 100 industry best practices with Emotional Intelligence skills and Conflict Transformation tools, she brings a unique, fun and powerful approach to leading teams with heart and wisdom.

Overcome Your Overwhelm

Are you feeling overwhelmed this holiday season? This was the first blog I ever wrote. It was penned in December 2010 for an entrepreneurial women’s group.  While my writing style has evolved over the years, I believe the message is as relevant today as it was then.  When you experience a moment of overwhelm […]

Cure Pre-Meeting Anxiety

If you have ever experienced pre-meeting anxiety, you know that once that anxiety has taken hold of your body, it can feel impossible to quell.  And it if it happens repeatedly when meeting with the same person, it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy that creates a never ending loop of anxiety.

There are many different […]

Exchange Judgment for Joy this Holiday Season

The day after Christmas is the biggest gift return day of the year. Over 71% of Americans don’t like the gift they have received over the holiday and a good portion of those people will head to the store on December 26th to exchange that gift for something they really want.

Shockingly, in spite of […]

The Biggest Mistake Leaders Make When Speaking

Have you ever been enthusiastic about rolling out a new program to your team only to be met with full resistance?   What if you knew this program was going to solve the problems that they had been complaining about?  Did you wonder what was wrong with them while asking yourself “why don’t they get […]

Does Respecting Others’ Viewpoints Prevent Me from Making Tough Decisions?

As a leader, can I make a tough decision and still respect others’ viewpoints?
As conflict transformers, two key foundational philosophies are to respect others’ viewpoints as well as to assign value to them. Many times, as leaders, we have to make tough decisions. And sometimes those decisions can affect others negatively.
In the face of […]

Use Your Attention with Intention

Are you using your attention with intention?

How many times have you woken up with full clarity that you HAD to get one action item completed today?  It must be done!

Then you get into the office to be welcomed by 3 urgent voicemails, 2 last minute meeting requests, a notice of Susie’s birthday lunch today […]

Where Is My Happy?

To be, or not to be…happy, that is the question.

 

Last month in Should I Care If My Employees Are Happy?, we highlighted powerful evidence from several experts that has proven “Happiness in the Workplace” improves the bottom line.

This leads many leaders to ask the key question,
“How can I foster a culture of happiness so […]

Should I Care If My Employees Are Happy?

Yes. As leaders, we should care if employees are happy. If we want to experience high engagement, low turnover, high productivity and authentic employee loyalty, we must create a culture of happiness. Happiness increases profits.

Entrepreneur.com editorial contributor, Eric Su, summed it up best with his statement, “They say that money can’t buy you happiness, but […]

How to Jump off the Emotional Runaway Train

Learn how to jump off the Emotional Runaway Train with these three easy steps.

Picture this: You are in a pleasant conversation with your spouse, co-worker, neighbor or friend.  All is well until the conversation turns a little heated.  In the blink of an eye, it has morphed into a full blown argument.  One more […]

3 Steps: How to Forgive Anyone for Anything in Business

This month we will cover the 3 steps to forgive anyone for anything in business and answer the question “Why would I want to forgive when it is so hard?”

Last month we learned the 3 options to resolve the anger toward someone who has done us wrong (3 Options to Resolve Workplace Anger: You […]