Developing Emotional Intelligence

“The communication between your emotional and rational “brains” is the physical source of emotional intelligence. The pathway for emotional intelligence starts in the brain, at the spinal cord. Your primary senses enter here and must travel to the front of your brain before you can think rationally about your experience. However, first they travel through … Continue reading Developing Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

“A study of Harvard graduates in the fields of law, medicine, teaching and business observed that scores on entrance exams, a surrogate for IQ, had zero or negative correlation with their eventual career success. Paradoxically, IQ was found to have limited power in predicting the success of people smart enough to handle the most demanding … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence

Corporate Lessons not learnt in Undergrad Life

Do not act based on Assumptions. Ask a lot and do the research before taking action. Verbal communication does not count, document anything via documents or e-mails to save them formally. Always set the right expectations when dealing with a colleague, a manager or a customer, especially when you are expecting delays, new changes, or … Continue reading Corporate Lessons not learnt in Undergrad Life

Business Signatures, Introduce Yourself the Right Way

When you are presenting yourself to someone or to an entity, you want to make a good impression. Not only your physical look is important, but also the oft-forgotten business signatures. Whether written in an e-mail or printed on a business card, your business signature is not an option when it comes to business. Why … Continue reading Business Signatures, Introduce Yourself the Right Way

Switching Careers (Part 2)

Exploring the New Career After deciding what career best suits you, and have listed all the needed skills and talents, and what skills that you already have and will transfer over into your new career, it’s time to get the needed experience that will help you to bridge the gap of experience of the new … Continue reading Switching Careers (Part 2)

Switching Careers (Part 1)

Deciding to change careers is not an uncommon choice.  Many career experts say that a typical person will change jobs at least 13 times during his working life. People usually think of changing their careers due to chasing their life dream, emerging interest in a new evolving field, seeing a successful example (a relative, a … Continue reading Switching Careers (Part 1)

Professionalism at Work

Maintaining professionalism is all about adopting the right kind of attitude. If you want to achieve success in the corporate world, you should look like a true professional. Making the transition from the classroom to the workplace can be challenging and intimidating. In addition to the information and skills you learned in the classroom, there … Continue reading Professionalism at Work