I am a firm believer that all growth starts with understanding yourself. Before you can grow as a person or as a professional, you have to first know who you are and why you do what you do. This skill is commonly referred to as “self-awareness,” and it’s an important element of emotional intelligence, which is widely considered a key factor in life and career success. Taking time to improve your self-awareness is one of the most powerful things you can do to support your development.[Read more…] about 5 Ways to Improve Your Self-Awareness
As the saying goes, a first impression is a lasting impression. Those precious first few moments of interaction with a new contact can have a major impact on how that person sees you for the entirety of your relationship. A bad first impression can be difficult (and sometimes impossible) to overcome, while a good one can help you stand out in a positive and memorable way.
Whether you’re attending a networking event, heading into a job interview or meeting your new boss for the first time, the initial meeting can be one of the most important interactions you’ll ever have. Don’t take it lightly; try these tips to help you make a great first impression.[Read more…] about 5 Tips to Help You Make a Winning First Impression