10 Characteristics of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Why do certain people achieve more success than others? What is it about how certain people behave and interact, how they are “wired” that drives them to greater success than their peers? More often than not, it is their emotional intelligence (EQ), or, in other words, their ability to identify and manage the emotions of themselves and others. There are critical ways that high achievers with strong emotional intelligence handle their lives, which you can learn from. Ten of them … Read More

18 Powerful Ways You Can Stand Out in a Crowd

You can do all kinds of things to be noticed, but many of them don’t make a lasting impression. What if instead you could stand out in a crowded field of professionals and be noticed as the real entrepreneur, leader, talent that you are? Here are 18 strategies that truly work. 1. Be disciplined Most entrepreneurs are people of impulse, and most passionate people live by feelings. But those who understand and practice the art of discipline can channel those … Read More

Remember This 3 Things When You Feel Underqualifed for Your New Job

Regret, What have I gotten myself into? It’s something we’ve thought in the first couple weeks of nearly every job we’ve ever had. After the agony of job hunting, I found myself in what, at the time, felt even worse: I discovered I was completely under-qualified for the job. My responsibilities were daunting, and I felt uncomfortable in my role. Overall, I had no idea what I was doing. Heck, I didn’t even know what I was supposed to be … Read More

10 Habits Of Ultra-Likable Leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable of. When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask them to describe the best and worst leaders they have ever worked for. People inevitably ignore innate … Read More

12 Powerful Secrets of Really Persuasive People

There are people who are very good at getting other people to do what they want, especially at work. So how do they do it? You may be surprised to know that you probably already have the qualities you need to be persuasive. It doesn’t mean you have to be manipulative or a suck-up. Genuine persuasiveness is an important part of being successful. Here are 12 secrets of the most successfully persuasive people. Do you recognize any of these qualities … Read More