Social Awareness

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional intelligence (EQ) has emerged as a crucial factor for individual and organizational success. Consequently, this is due to an increasing recognition that what impacts our performance most at work – and in life – is also what makes us most human. Moreover, emotional intelligence refers to the ability to recognize, understand, and manage emotions […]

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how to be likeable

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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eq tribute to the Royal Gate at Buckingham Palace in London

An Emotionally Intelligent (EQ) Tribute to The Queen

It was a fitting EQ tribute Monday, September 19, to the woman who served as Queen of England for 70 years–one might even say an emotionally intelligent tribute. By all accounts, social competence was in order throughout the pomp and circumstance as Queen Elizabeth II had been involved in planning the entire 10 days of

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9 habits of emotionally intelligent people

9 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now

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how complaining rewires your brain

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

How complaining rewires your brain – your brain loves efficiency and likes to avoid unnecessary work. Repeating a behavior like complaining makes your neurons branch out, easing information flow. This makes it much easier to repeat that behavior in the future—so easy, in fact, that you might not even realize you’re doing it. Research shows

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