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How Great Leaders Model, Enable And Encourage Emotional Agility

Globalization, technological innovations and demographic shifts make work unpredictable. Job descriptions are constantly evolving, and goals from last quarter may become irrelevant; consolidations and organizational transformations are common. Companies need to be agile to stay profitable. For …

Leadership

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

This study finds that Queen Bee Syndrome is very much alive at work and this is the guilty party

If you thought Queen Bee Syndrome lived and died when you were in high school, you are wrong. It is very much still alive and probably occurring in …

10 Principles For Leading Through Change: A Navy SEAL's Approach

It wasn’t long after I left the SEAL Teams, attended graduate school and started my first company that I realized <i>change</i> is a consistent reality in today’s more volatile and disruptive business landscape. It affects all businesses. All industries. Now more than ever before.<p>When I reflect on my many …

Leadership

The Single Most Powerful Tool For Assessing Other People

Assessing other people as you interact with them is one of the most important tools you can utilize in your professional life. It’s to your great advantage to learn how to interpret and then use your subjective reactions to people.<p>Knowing how to read yourself and then what to do with you the …

Leadership

How a manager makes all the difference.

Large banks make terrible partners, fintechs say

It may be the dark underbelly of big banks’ “open” innovation projects.<p>While large banks and fintechs are ostensibly working more closely together …

How to Gain Credibility When You Have Little Experience

There’s a meme on the internet, which speaks truth about a dilemma for young people entering the hypercompetitive workforce of 2017. The photo is of two seasoned, older interviewers glaring critically across the table at a young interview candidate with the following words: “We’re looking for …

8 Foods That Contain Probiotics (And They Aren't Yogurt)

Bet you never even knew about these.<p>Everybody knows that yogurt is a good source of probiotics ― even people who don’t really know what probiotics are. But yogurt isn’t the only food that can fill your probiotic needs. There are actually a host of other options out there that are getting more and …

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7 Interview Questions That Cut to the Heart and Reveal Someone's True Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Organizations looking for an edge in hiring high performers with emotional intelligence should take note of a recent report called "Emotional Intelligence at Work," published by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing company.<p>The findings came from a survey they conducted with more than 600 HR managers and …

Employment

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can't earn someone's trust without knowing theirs

At some point during his career with the FBI, Robin Dreeke abandoned the "golden rule" — the old adage that you should treat others as you would like to be treated.<p>He replaced it with another guideline, this one from author and speaker Tony Alessandra, called the "platinum rule": Treat others as …

These are the probiotics gut experts actually take

In case you haven’t heard, the microbiome pretty much runs the show when it comes to overall health. Not enough good bacteria in your digestive tract …