Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the ability to recognize, understand and manage our own emotions. It also includes the ability to understand and influence the emotions of other people. Without a doubt, this is a skill every professional should hone, especially in the workplace. Personally, if I had to pick the top three competencies that have been the most instrumental to my career success, … [Read more...] about 6 Emotional Intelligence Habits for The Workplace
Work is such an integral part of life, but if one is not deliberate, work can overtake almost every aspect of life. This is one of the reasons why it is important to set deliberate boundaries around your work so that it does not erode your mental or physical well-being, your family or social life or other important areas of life. This is especially so if you love your work, if you’re a … [Read more...] about Setting Effective Work-Life Boundaries
Is it good to start your own business? Absolutely. Should you start your own business? Maybe. Is it time to start your own business? Maybe. Maybe not. There are some people who express themselves best through creating ideas, pioneering them and turning them into successful businesses. They do better as business owners or self-employed people. There is another group of people who can work in … [Read more...] about Thinking of leaving your job to start your own business? Read this first.
The work you do is an integral part of who you are. This is true whether you do that work as a business owner or an employee, or whether you run a charity, a social-enterprise or work in a religious ministry. Your work is a personal extension of who you are and what you believe. This is why it is very important for you to be authentic and sincere in your work Your personal values are a part of … [Read more...] about Your Work and Your Personal Values
Your daily work occupies a major position in their life. It is your personal and unique offering to yourself and to your world. Therefore, it matters what you do, how you do it and who you become in the process of doing it. Unfortunately, many people find it difficult to fulfill their true work potentials because they are currently dissatisfied with their careers for various reasons. As it … [Read more...] about Feeling dissatisfied with your career? Use this 2-step formula.