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Career Advantages to Being a Good Listener

Listening is all about making a conscious effort to be wholly present when someone is talking. This means shutting down technology, avoiding multitasking and dismissing distractions. Research indicates that the average person listens for only 17 seconds before interrupting and interjecting or thinking about what to say next. If you think this isn’t obvious to […]

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How’s Your Career EQ?

I’m certain you’ve heard of Emotional Intelligence. “We are no longer only judged by intellectual abilities and work competencies alone but by personal qualities. IQ takes second position to EQ.” While emotional intelligence is integral in all aspects of our lives, it’s prudent to develop it for our careers. Understanding how to cultivate it is […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Build Your Leadership Muscles

When you exercise, you build muscles. It’s not always easy, lifting weights and doing cardio work, but there are huge benefits including survival. The same can be said about leadership. Whether you manage a team or are a leader in your own career, you need to exercise and build your leadership muscles. I have a […]

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