Empathy is the number one skill necessary for leaders, according to Development Dimensions International.
Some of the best qualities people possess are ones that are never formally taught. They’re probably not listed as requirements on a job application, and employers likely won’t assess progress of such skills.
Our world as we know it now is the product of immense transformations and progressions of communication thanks to our nonstop technological advancements.
Measuring our EQ levels, or emotional intelligence, isn’t something we regularly do, or perhaps have ever done.
There’s no doubt about it: Owning a high level of emotional intelligence propels you in the workplace.
There’s no doubt about it—technology has changed our lives. For example, it’s given us the opportunity be on a work conference call while also swimming in a pool in Las Vegas!
Business Is Not All Business: Emotional Intelligence Belongs in the WorkplaceCollaboration, Communication, Conflict Management, Connecting and Caregiving, Enriching Corporate Culture, Intentional Decision-Making, QI Skills
Business is business - cut and dry, black and white, serious, productive, professional, and of course - stripped of any emotion.
Starting a second career takes a lot. You need to decide whether or not to make the switch, and you must learn how to retarget your skills if you do.
Have you ever sat at your desk one morning, only to realize that your current career path isn’t the one for you? Whether you’ve been working in the industry for decades or are a young professional, a career change can present several challenges, but can also reap many rewards.
When you hear the word “millennial” in the workplace, you might meet the term with an eye-roll or a grunt. Negative stereotypes seep into your brain as you consider this generation, those born between 1981 and 1996, to be all but beneficial to our workforce.