Disarming Conflict like an Improviser

Social media connects us instantaneously with people all around the world but our in-person social skills are declining. Research indicates that social media use leads to a decrease in in-person social skills. Fortunately social intelligence is an innate human skill and with a little training we can bring out our natural abilities and add some pop to our interactions. This post marks the beginning of a series of articles on emotional intelligence and we’ll start with a personal story of how I navigated a fun situation in Budapest.

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