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Positive thinking : an all-round perspective

Thinking positive isn’t only a mental attitude. it’s also an emotional and spiritual attitude that enables you to see the brighter side of life and be hopeful for positive results. As my good friend Carter Murray always says : People are either radiators or drains. So be a radiator! People who have an optimistic approach [...]

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Managing emotions

Managing emotions You should only develop strategies to manage emotions you are feeling when you know what your goal is or the other person’s goal. To give you an example, imagine that you are feeling cross about a negative performance evaluation that a junior person on your team received. You deem that the evaluation is [...]

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Communication patterns that limit emotional intelligence

Psychological and communication patterns that limit emotional intelligence It is worth being aware of some typical patterns that hinder the development of emotional intelligence. In a context which requires a high degree of emotional intelligence (such as dealing with conflict at work or engaging in difficult conversations which require you to be tuned into what [...]

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Developing self-awareness

Accurately perceiving your own and others’ emotions. Accurately perceiving emotions in self and others is only possible if you are self-aware. Self-awareness develops through a truthful self-assessment of your strengths, weaknesses (competencies or behaviour which can be improved on), limits (areas which are difficult or impossible to change because they go against your values, identity or [...]

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