Episode 5: How Barbara Clarke Ruiz, Fashion Industry Pioneer, Leads with Emotional Intelligence

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Adrian explores the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people and how to find balance in the midst of a busy lifestyle. We talk with our guest, Barbara Clark Ruiz, an entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience, a successful product designer, and the owner of a thriving dog treat company.

Barbara shares how she handles stress, the importance of having a supportive circle, and her journey of entrepreneurship. She also shares details about her dog treat company, Lick You Silly, and her support for pet rescue organizations, particularly Saint Hubert’s in New Jersey.

Don’t forget to follow Barbara on Instagram (@BarbaraClarkRuiz) and check out her dog treats on Amazon and her website (www.LeakySillyPetProducts.com).

Show Notes

00:00:00 – 00:01:00 – Introduction to the podcast and guest, Barbara Clark Ruiz.

00:01:00 – 00:06:00 – Barbara discusses her background, shares her approach to managing stress, and emphasizes the importance of a supportive circle.

00:06:00 – 00:11:00 – Insight into Barbara’s entrepreneurial journey

00:11:00 – 00:16:00 – Barbara talks about her successful marriage and the role her husband plays in her journey.

00:16:00 – 00:21:00 – The role of supportive friends in Barbara’s life, all of whom are entrepreneurs.

00:21:00 – 00:26:00 – Barbara speaks about her dog treat company, “Lick you Silly.”

00:26:00 – 00:30:00 – Barbara presents her products and their availability.

00:30:00 – 00:34:00 – Discussion on team building and the importance of passion in work.

00:34:00 – 00:36:00 – Barbara’s views on pet rescue and her support for Saint Hubert’s in New Jersey.

00:36:00 – 00:37:54 – Barbara’s final thoughts and contact information.

Thi conversation with Barbara Clark Ruiz underscores the significance of emotional intelligence in both personal and professional realms. From her entrepreneurial journey to the formation of a successful pet product company, Barbara’s story is a testament to the power of support, passion, and vision. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or someone seeking fulfillment in your pursuits, Barbara’s insights provide valuable lessons and inspiration. So, dive into this episode, explore the nuances of entrepreneurship, and let’s make fulfillment a new normal!

#BarbaraClarkRuiz #Entrepreneurship #StressManagement #SupportSystem #LickYouSilly #DogTreats #PetProducts #PetRescue #EmotionalIntelligence #BusinessGrowth #GenerationalWealth #SaintHuberts #ConsumerProducts #Mentorship

Episode 4: What Every Man Needs to Know about EQ

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In this episode, “What Every Man Needs to Know About EQ,” Adrian discusses how empathy, a key aspect of EQ, significantly contributes to decision-making, resolving conflicts, and being more receptive to others’ perspectives. Stay tuned as Adrian shares practical tips for enhancing empathy, becoming more empathetic in personal and professional environments, and its powerful impact on our lives. Don’t miss out on these EQ secrets that everyone can benefit from. #EmotionalIntelligence #Empathy #TheEmotionalPetGuy #EQ

Show

  • [00:00:00 – 00:01:00]- Introduction
  • [00:02:00 – 00:03:25] – Defining empathy and its role in Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  • [00:03:30 – 00:07:00] – The role empathy plays in resolving conflicts and decision making
  • [00:07:15 – 00:10:34] – The power of storytelling in achieving effective and authentic communication
  • [00:12:30 – 00:16:45]- The significance of asking good questions and understanding different personality types to practice empathy
  • [00:17:30 – 00:20:12]- Introduction to “emotional nutrition” – the concept of maintaining a healthier mindset through empathy
  • [00:21:00 -00:22:34]- Providing practical advice on building and improving empathy in everyday life
  • [00:23:45 – 00:24:17]- Discussing the relevance of empathy in business, leadership, and personal life
  • [00:26:00 – 00:29:46] – Concluding thoughts and an outlook for the next episode

Adrian unpacks the intricate world of Emotional Intelligence, focusing on empathy as a key element. As he closes, he emphasizes the significance of emotional nutrition, viewing empathy as a gateway to improved health, communication, and creativity. He encourages listeners to internalize the insights shared and apply empathy in their personal and professional lives. Tune in for future episodes where Adrian continues his journey into the fascinating world of EQ, helping us all become better and more emotionally intelligent citizens of the earth.

#AdrianArchie #TheEmotionalPetGuy #EQ #EmotionalIntelligence #Empathy #DecisionMaking #ConflictResolution #Storytelling #EmotionalNutrition #Leadership #Business #PersonalLife #EmotionallyIntelligentCitizens

 

Episode 2: Find Your Neutral

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Join Adrian for Episode 2: Finding Your Neutral as he explores the importance of emotional intelligence (EI) and the role it plays in navigating life’s challenges and stressors. In this episode, Adrian deep dives into the first pillar of EI – Self Awareness. Learn why self-awareness is crucial to your emotional well-being, how it plays out in everyday scenarios, and practical steps you can take to improve it. Don’t miss out on this enlightening and inspiring discussion on the power of self-awareness in becoming a better you. Tune in!

Show Notes:

[00:00:00 – 00:01:14] – Introduction: The need for high emotional intelligence during tough times

[00:02:50 – 00:04:30] –  Self Awareness – The First Pillar of Emotional Intelligence

[00:05:35 – 00:07:00] – Practicing communication for better emotional intelligence

[00:07:20 – 00:08:59] –  The importance of authenticity and self-awareness

[00:09:00 – 00:12:35] – The significance of neutrality in emotional intelligence

[00:12:40 – 00:14:12] –  The impact of emotions on our decision-making

[00:14:15 – 00:15:19] – The value of taking a high-level view in stressful situations

[00:15:20 – 00:16:24] – The need to revisit your values in moments of emotional stress

[00:16:25 – 00:16:48] – Quantifying how you feel under stress

[00:17:00 – 00:18:49] – The importance of feedback and identifying blind spots

[00:18:50 – 00:34:47] How self-awareness plays into understanding others

[00:34:47 – 00:37:55] Closing thoughts and call to action

Adrian emphasizes self-awareness’s power in success, particularly during stressful moments. He urges the audience to stay in tune with their emotions and remain authentic in their interactions. Adrian also highlights the importance of neutrality, taking a high-level view, revisiting values, quantifying feelings during stressful moments, and seeking honest feedback from others.

Practicing these allows us to navigate life with high emotional intelligence and make the most of every moment. Tune in to the next episode as Adrian continues his series on emotional intelligence.

#BarbaraClarkRuiz #Entrepreneurship #StressManagement #SupportSystem #LickYouSilly #DogTreats #PetProducts #PetRescue #EmotionalIntelligence #BusinessGrowth #GenerationalWealth #SaintHuberts #ConsumerProducts #Mentorship

Episode 1 The Journey Begins

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Kick-start your journey to emotional intelligence with Adrian!

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Adrian Archie’s emotional intelligence journey. Dive deep into the ocean of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) with your host, Adrian Archie, who eloquently elaborates on the significance of EQ, value in life, emotional fluidity, interconnectedness, and wisdom gleaned from pets. He combines personal stories, insights, and experiences to make the concept of emotional intelligence relatable and easy to understand. Get ready to embrace your emotions, understand their flow, and discover how pets can play a significant role in our emotional development.

Show Notes:

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Adrian Archie’s emotional intelligence journey. Dive deep into the ocean of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) with your host, Adrian Archie, who eloquently elaborates on the significance of EQ, value in life, emotional fluidity, interconnectedness, and wisdom gleaned from pets. He combines personal stories, insights, and experiences to make the concept of emotional intelligence relatable and easy to understand. Get ready to embrace your emotions, understand their flow, and discover how pets can play a significant role in our emotional development.

Show Notes:

[00:00:00 – 00:04:30] Embracing Imperfections: Adrian Archie sets the stage by exploring the critical role of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in complementing Intellectual Quotient (IQ). He highlights self-awareness, providing insights that resonate with listeners.

[00:04:30 – 00:09:00] Life’s True Value: Pondering upon the essence of a ‘valuable life’, Adrian discusses the impact we have on others and how we can elevate the energy of spaces we inhabit.

[00:09:00 – 00:14:00] Emotional Fluidity: Understanding the importance of emotional expression, Adrian elaborates on the role of EQ in managing and expressing emotions.

[00:14:00 – 00:19:00] Web of Interconnectedness: Adrian’s personal narratives to illustrate how these links have helped him discover his purpose.

[00:19:00 – 00:24:00] Adrian underscores how pets can teach us about empathy, responsibility, and emotional intelligence.

[00:24:00 – 00:26:00] Parting Thoughts: Adrian shares his enthusiasm for future episodes.

Adrian leaves us with a heartfelt encouragement to lead a valuable life, filled with purpose and connections. He emphasizes the necessity to overcome fear in its many forms, drawing parallels between overcoming a fear of dogs and taking risks in life. Adrian paints a picture of the immense joy that comes from sharing a life with pets, urging listeners to experience the unique bonds and life lessons pets can provide. The episode ends on a promising note, with Adrian vowing to delve deeper into emotional intelligence and how it can empower us to live more valuable and fulfilling lives.

#EmotionalPetGuy #EmotionalIntelligence #PetLovers #ValueLife #OvercomingFear #EQandIQ #LifeWithPets #SelfDiscovery #GrowthMindset #PurposeDrivenLife