Emotional Intelligence

How To Get A Raise Without Asking For One

We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right—you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always meet deadlines—promotions can be few and far between.<p>You’re putting the work in, so why aren’t you getting rewarded? The answer is simple: you don’t get …

Leadership

Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Bedtime Stories

How Smart People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Stress can …

Emotions

Here's how to be more self-aware at work, something a psychologist says is a powerful tool

About 95% of people think they have good self-awareness, whereas only about 10-15% of us actually possess this skill.<p>It's a bit like how research has shown how 80% of participants in a study think of themselves as an "above average driver" — it's just not the case.<p>This finding is the result of over …

Emotions

6 Men and Women Get Real About What It's Like to be a Sapiosexual

Everything you need to know about being or dating a sapiosexual person<p>You might be a sapiosexual if you're attracted to smart people and value intelligence over looks. Sapiosexual isn't just a buzzy word popping up on people's OkCupid profiles, it's a real thing. Here, six anonymous twentysomething …

Relationships

Is Your Hiring Process As Emotionally Intelligent As The People It’s Meant To Hire?

What if the reason recruiters can’t find emotionally intelligent candidates is because their hiring processes lack real people skills?<p>As most job candidates are probably sick of hearing by now, emotional intelligence is a coveted skill recruiters look for when they’re making hires. There’s tons of …

Recruitment

6 Ways Nice People Can Master Conflict

Being nice doesn't mean you have to shy away from conflict and difficult conversations. Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how to handle them like a pro.<p>When you're a nice person, conflict can be a real challenge. Not that mean people are any better at conflict; they just enjoy it more.<br>New research …

Emotions

Three Reasons Why Funny People Make Great Employees

For entrepreneurs, managers, and leaders of all types, recruiting team members is one of the most challenging aspects of the job.<p>Naturally, candidates are inclined to put their best foot forward when interviewing, but that professional facade often masks the true nature of the individual.<p>Of course, …

Leadership

How to Communicate Effectively During a Crisis

While you hope to never experience a crisis situation in your business, here's how to be prepared.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jill Schiefelbein’s book</i> Dynamic Communication<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>While you hope to never experience a crisis situation in your business, …

Leadership

What a US Army officer can teach you about spotting talented people

One thing we often learn is this: many companies find it incredibly easy to keep hiring and promoting people who either look or act the same way. …

Leadership

Children and empathy: Self-regulation skills

Children and empathy: Self-regulation skills<p>Teaching children self-regulation skills can help them develop empathy.<p>Posted on <b>April 17, 2017</b> by , …

Emotions

5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Emotions At Work

We’ve all worked with someone who had difficulty managing their emotions — especially the “bad” ones like anger, fear, frustration, …

Emotions

Encouraging Social and Emotional Learning In the Context of New Accountability

What is social-emotional learning?<p>Social and emotional learning (SEL) is “the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply …

Education

Breakthrough in China's Military Command System

China’s new theater command structure represents a major advancement in building a streamlined joint command structure. One key remaining bottleneck is intelligence sharing.<p>Accurate and timely intelligence is always a key component of any successful military operation, and especially so for the …

War

4 signs you have high emotional intelligence, according to academic experts

Emotional intelligence can mean the difference between behaving in a socially acceptable way and being considered to be way out of line.<p>While most people will have heard of emotional intelligence, not many people really know how to spot it – in themselves or in others.<p>Emotional intelligence is …

Emotions

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible.<p>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 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a …

Emotions

Can You Have Too Much Empathy?

Source: iQoncept/AdobeStock<p>“Can too much empathy be bad for me?” “Could empathy make me overly sensitive?”<p>These are common questions I hear in my …

Emotions

Quit Trying To Make Yourself “Smarter” And Do These Three Things Instead

Can you actually improve your brain power through hacks and habits? Sort of, but that still might disappoint you.<p>There’s no shortage of brain teasers, training tools, and even pills you can take that claim to improve cognitive functioning and allegedly make you “smarter.” There is a certain logic …

Success

Sorry, but EQ Is Way More Important Than IQ These Days

Many experts now believe that a person’s emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) may be more important than their IQ and is certainly a better predictor …

Emotions

Tone down high emotions in a relationship

1<p>Figure out the type of relationship you are presently in<p>There are different ways individuals can approach a relationship. Are you bursting with love …

Marriage

Daniel Goleman on High Performance Through Emotional Intelligence

Yes, Your Smile Really Is Contagious<p>by Shawn Achor<p>Top of Mind: 5 Simple Ways to Practice Mindfulness<p>by Jesus Jimenez<p>Quiz: Are You Satisfied?<p>by Jill …

Emotions

Emotional Chatting Machine Assesses Your Emotion and Copies It

Chatbots have a long and venerable history dating back to the 1960s and the famous Eliza bot that fooled some people into thinking they were chatting …

Emotions

Elephants are even more intelligent than we originally thought

Elephants have provided further evidence of their intelligence and self-awareness in an experiment involving a stick tied to a mat.<p>Researchers …

Wildlife

Why Emotional Self-Control Matters

On the surface, these three people live worlds apart:<p>Stefan works as a family practice nurse practitioner/manager in a busy urban clinic in the …

Emotions

The most influential people share these 8 qualities, according to a leadership coach

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Emotions

Emotional and Social Intelligence Leadership Competencies: An Overview

Emotional Intelligence, a different way of being smart, is a key to high performance at all levels, particularly for outstanding leadership.<p><b>Emotional</b> …

Emotions

Your Office Coach: A couple lessons in emotional intelligence

Q: One of my co-workers refuses to act like a team player. "Tony" automatically opposes any suggestion I make to improve operations in our retail …

Emotions

You've Probably Felt These Very Specific Emotions, But Never Knew Their Names

There are words in languages all over the world that do not have a single English equivalent... but we really wish they did. For example, the Germans …

Language

How To Solve All Your Problems With Dr John Demartini

(Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn)<p>Imagine going from broke, homeless and dyslexic to becoming a multimillionaire, bestselling author, leading …

Emotions

What's the Difference Between Mental Strength and Emotional Intelligence?

Developing both could be the key to your personal and professional success.<p>Almost every week, I get a question from someone asking me about the difference between emotional intelligence and mental strength. It's a great question because there are many misconceptions about what it means to be …

Self-awareness