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Emotional Intelligence at Work - Master Your Emotions to Be Successful!
How many times do we act on an impulse and live on to regret it? How many times do we get emotionally bruised because we misinterpreted a situation? Emotions might rule and run havoc in our lives if we can't master them. Our happiness in life depends on the ability of self-control that allows us to turn emotional distress into creative power...
Happy Mind: How to Unlock Your Brain's Real Power
We, humans are smart creatures who can take on the most challenging projects to create great technologies, working together in mastermind groups. But as individuals, are we using our brains to their full potential? The conscious mind has a limited capacity to process information whereas the subsconscious mind is unlimited. Yet we normally don't pay much attention to the subsconscious mind which is key to our self-growth. We may be able to control it more than we think...
In a recent BBC News report about unemployment, a bright student who graduated in 2012 with a first class degree in Economics couldn't find a job. First class ranking used to be the winning ticket for a junior executive position. Not anymore, it seems. Why?
The answer might be that the selection criteria have changed. Emphasis is now placed on Emotional Intelligence (interpersonal skills) and Fast Learning (research skills). More importantly, the ability for problem-solving is a key factor for employability that may be developed through hand-on experience (e.g. volunteering, project management or turning one's ideas into a potential business...). Yes, you've got it! People with an entrepreneurial mind or 'self-starters' are sought after.
This calls on self-knowledge. In today tough market, knowing yourself first is essential for success. Can you answer any of the following questions:
- Do you know what you want to do for a living?
- Are you happy with what you are doing?
- What is your dream job and why?
- Which job do you think you'll be doing in ten years time?
A deep knowledge of yourself is essential to boost your confidence and give you the edge on the job market.
Here subliminal messages might help develop your awareness, with the possibility to increase your focus to laser-sharp level. Attention to detail is indeed required to spot the opportunities and market yourself accordingly. (Photo credit: 2012 Gilaxia/iStockphoto)
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