Ep 18: Interview with Tara Renze: From Burnout to Balance: A maze of Self-Awareness, Empathy, and Emotional Intelligence
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In this episode, we dive deep into the world of emotional intelligence with Tara Renze, who is an author, emotional intelligence practitioner, entrepreneur, speaker, blogger, and thought leader. Tara shares her personal journey, the importance of self-awareness, and how to set "butterfly goals" to achieve your dreams. Whether you're looking to improve your leadership skills or simply understand yourself better, this episode is packed with insights that can change your life.
- Understanding Burnout: Tara Renze discusses how burnout is often a sign that we're not aligned with our true selves. It's not just about being overworked; it's about feeling disconnected from what makes us tick.
- The Role of Emotional Intelligence: Emotional intelligence, particularly self-awareness and empathy, can be a powerful tool in understanding the root causes of burnout and how to navigate it. Tara emphasizes the importance of being in tune with your emotional state and understanding your triggers.
- The Importance of Self-Awareness: Tara emphasizes that self-awareness is the cornerstone of emotional intelligence. She introduces the "Clear Mirror" exercise, a self-assessment tool that helps individuals identify their strengths and weaknesses. Tara and Ismail discuss how letting go of things you're not good at and focusing on your strengths can be liberating and career-changing.
- Empathy as a Leadership Skill: Tara believes that empathy is not just about understanding other people's feelings but also about celebrating their aspirations. She talks about how her empathy has helped her connect with people on a deeper level and has been a key factor in her success.
- The Big Ask and Gender Differences: Tara discusses the gender gap in asking for what one wants. She cites a study showing that men will apply for a job if they meet half the requirements, while women will only apply if they meet nearly all of them. Tara encourages women to be more assertive in asking for what they want and need.
- Free Emotional Intelligence Assessment: Tara offers listeners a free emotional intelligence assessment available on her website, which can help you understand your self-sabotaging beliefs and heighten your self-awareness.
You can find more information using the links to resources below
Tara Renze's Website: https://www.tararenze.com/
Free Emotional Intelligence Assessment - On the https://www.tararenze.com/ website
$100,000 Pyramid Episode featuring Tara: Amazon Prime Video
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