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How a CEO Can Learn How to Get Better

Posted by Raman Chadha on February 8, 2019

When a company enrolls in Junto's Apprenticeship Program, we do an on-boarding interview during which we get to know the company's leadership team in more detail, and learn how we can customize the program to their needs.

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Topics: Leadership, Learning

Practicing the Skill of Leadership

Posted by Raman Chadha on February 4, 2019

Leadership is like other learned activities. It's a skill, and it needs to be practiced to be done well.

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Topics: Leadership, Learning, Emotional intelligence

Centeredness, Leadership & Emotional Intelligence

Posted by Raman Chadha on January 27, 2019

Last year, we introduced a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence for our Alumni companies, for which we've received some incredible comments. One piece of feedback was particularly meaningful to me, as the instructor. The participants noted how passionate I was, not only about the topics, but about what I was learning.

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Topics: Leadership, Learning, Emotional intelligence, Eudaimonia

The Leadership Responsibility

Posted by Raman Chadha on January 25, 2019

When we learn, we have a responsibility to ourselves to do something about it. And when we learn as leaders, we have a responsibility to those we lead.

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Topics: Leadership, Learning

Building an Emotionally Intelligent Company

Posted by Raman Chadha on January 24, 2019

After six years of running The Junto Institute, there is no doubt in my mind: growing our emotional intelligence makes us better people and makes the people around us better.

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Topics: Learning, Leadership, Emotional intelligence

There Are Startups, and There Are Re-Startups

Posted by Raman Chadha on January 22, 2019

There was a period during which The Junto Institute, like all new ventures, was a startup. But today, I consider it a re-startup.

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Topics: Leadership, Learning

Learning about Emotional Intelligence Helps Us Become More Emotionally Intelligent

Posted by Raman Chadha on January 16, 2019

One of my favorite sayings is, "It doesn't matter how emotionally intelligent we are. What matters is how emotionally intelligent we can be." I use this mostly in two settings.

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Topics: Learning, Emotional intelligence, Leadership

Learning Alone, Growing Alone

Posted by Raman Chadha on January 11, 2019

Humans are social creatures. Research has concluded that strong social bonds contribute to a longer life. And most of us work in teams, for teams, and with teams. Yet when it comes to learning, we rarely do it together. We listen to podcasts, read books, attend seminars, and reflect mostly on our own.

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Topics: Emotional intelligence, Leadership, Learning

The Right and Wrong Ends of the Telescope

Posted by Raman Chadha on January 6, 2019

One of my favorite songs in recent years is "Turn It Around" by the band Lucius. As much as I've loved listening to it, I never bothered to read the lyrics until just a couple weeks ago. And while I know the two women behind the band intended to tell a different story, I couldn't help but draw parallels to our work at Junto, and to entrepreneurs, in general. Here are the lyrics.

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Topics: Learning

Aligned and Exponential Learning: The Philosophy Behind JuntoClasses

Posted by Catherine Jelinek on July 27, 2016

This is Part One of three in a series on the JuntoClasses. This post covers the philosophy behind our Classes, Part Two will address the content of our Management Classes, and Part Three will discuss the Leadership Classes.

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Topics: Learning

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