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4 Signs of an Exceptional Employee

4 Signs of an Exceptional Employee

To stay competitive, organizations must identify exceptional employees who can contribute to their growth and success. While technical skills and experience are crucial, there’s another vital quality that sets outstanding employees apart: emotional intelligence (EQ). Notably, exceptional employees possess a high level of emotional intelligence, enabling them to navigate challenges, communicate effectively, and build strong

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13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your control, and it’s a matter of emotional intelligence

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Responding with Emotional Intelligence When Your Values Are Violated

By Dr. Jean Greaves and Rob Fullerton, M.S. In TalentSmartEQ’s emotional intelligence (EQ) training programs, we often get questions about beliefs. People want to know whether a person’s beliefs play a role in their EQ. Here’s how to think about this important question. We typically uphold beliefs as absolute truths, whether or not they can

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How Negativity and Complaining Literally Rot Your Brain

By Dr. Travis Bradberry Rodent studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting, negative impact on the brain. Exposure to even a few days of stress compromises the effectiveness of the neurons in the hippocampus—an important area of the brain responsible for reasoning and memory. Weeks of stress cause reversible damage to neuronal

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