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Strengthening Your Emotional Intelligence

Learn how to strengthen your Emotional Intelligence to locate, obtain and retain the job you really want! Emotional intelligence (EI) is a skill we all can develop and hone to build personal and professional growth. 80 more words


ANDREW GIAMBRONE: When Emotional Intelligence Goes Wrong

The Atlantic — People skills can be dangerous.

“People skills” are almost always assumed to be a good thing. Search employment ads and you will find them listed as a qualification for a startling array of jobs, including Applebee’s host, weight-loss specialist, CEO, shoe salesperson, and (no joke) animal-care coordinator. 98 more words


Stuff I've read

I was getting ready to go to the CILIP NW Revalidation event last week and was trying to sort out the list of my CPD reading so I can add the books to my CPD Log. 517 more words


Do versus Change

A CEO asked a senior executive candidate in an interview what she changed at her last job? The candidate gave a list of all the things she did. 179 more words

Emotional Intelligence

Do you REALLY listen?

Sit back and reflect on the last conversation you had with someone from a third person perspective. Better still become a camera that just plays the situation without judgements. 352 more words

Personal Development

Hundred shades of ego – brighter anyway

“How do you know that your ego is not getting ahead of you?” – my friend asked me recently. Good question. I thought about it and realized that I examine my ego quite frequently, on everyday basis. 467 more words


Thunder and lightning is not conducive to blue sky thinking.

The difference between a successful presentation and a flop can be how well we use and manage our emotions. I recall a particular Executive team meeting a few years ago, we were having a very unproductive meeting, oppositional behaviour, and poor communication, and all in all so far it had been a great display of a dysfunctional team meeting. 417 more words