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Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Dec 19, 2018. 6 comments

How to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

How to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

There’s school smart, street smart, business smart, but we tend to forget about feelings smart: emotional intelligence. Like your ability to think critically, your ability to read and express emotions can be developed. 

All exercises designed to gradually increase are abilities involve dedication, and that includes heightening one’s “EQ.” Author Justin Bariso writes for Inc.com that his new...

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Kristin Wong Kristin Wong Apr 28, 2018. 2 comments

Why We Sabotage Ourselves

Why We Sabotage Ourselves

Sometimes we set ourselves up for failure, and while we probably don’t even realize we’re doing this, there’s a reason for it: it’s comfortable. This video from School of Life explains.

Happiness is something we assume we want, but in reality, we sometimes give it up in exchange for comfort. Unfortunately, we’re often comfortable with not getting what we want, so resign ourselves to...

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Kristin Wong Kristin Wong Apr 18, 2018.

Asking for Regular Feedback Can Boost Your Self-Awareness

Asking for Regular Feedback Can Boost Your Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is important . It can help you figure out how to hone certain skills, adapt to situations, and make better decisions. To understand yourself a little better, make a habit of asking for regular feedback.

The Importance of Self-Awareness, and How to Become More Self Aware

They say the first step is admitting you have a problem, and that's true in every aspect of…

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Leigh Anderson Leigh Anderson Jan 10, 2018. 5 comments

Become a Better Leader by Improving Self-Awareness

Become a Better Leader by Improving Self-Awareness

When we think of leadership qualities, we generally think of the ability to rally the troops, a clarity of vision, and the willingness to coax to the best work out of each team member. What we don’t tend to think of is self-awareness. Self-awareness, in fact, has a certain new-age ring to it—what leader is lying on her hemp bedspread, staring at the ceiling and thinking deeply about whether...

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Heather Yamada-Hosley Heather Yamada-Hosley Oct 13, 2017. 5 comments

Improve Your "Soft" Skills for Career Success, Not Just the Obvious Ones

Improve Your "Soft" Skills for Career Success, Not Just the Obvious Ones

When you think about improving your career, you probably focus on hard skills like Excel, or design. But “soft” skills like communication , adaptability, emotional intelligence, and self-awareness are just as likely to get you noticed—if not more so.

Soft skills may seem like something you either have or you don’t, but you can actually practice them. Pick one or two skills that you want to...

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