How to raise emotionally intelligent kids

Ideas.Ted

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. I’d like you to take a moment and imagine you’re four years old.

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How to get better at receiving feedback 

Ideas.Ted

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. For leaders at any level, the single best way to grow is to lead and then get feedback.

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How to Organize Your Day

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Organize Your Day appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Do you ever rush out of the house in the morning, five minutes late, only to realize you left something important behind? Do you find yourself scrambling to complete an endless list of tasks at work before leaving the office … Continue reading → You just finished reading How to Organize Your Day !

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How to Build Trust in the Workplace

Eat Your Career

If you’ve ever worked in such an environment, you know how miserable the experience can be! Leveraging a few thoughtful strategies, you can begin to break down walls and build new, productive bridges with your colleagues—and everyone will benefit when you do!

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How to Start Over

Success

There are two ways to think about starting over. As a teenager, I had a car accident that inspired me to strive for a different quality of life. It gave me a reverence for life and shaped my intentions to fully live, love and matter. Another way is to say, “I’m excited for this.

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How to build confidence in the workplace

Practically Perfect PA

How to Build Confidence in the Workplace Confidence is something we must build, grow and develop over time. It doesn’t come naturally to most of us, and thoughts of self-doubt creep in, stopping us from becoming the best version of ourselves.

How to Onboard Virtually as an Assistant

The Assistant Room

The post How to Onboard Virtually as an Assistant first appeared on The Assistant Room.

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How to Develop a Growth Mindset

Eat Your Career

Without it, you will likely struggle to deal with many aspects of life, including change and adversity—two common characteristics of today’s working world. However, to access the replay of the event, you need to be a member of the Career Success Library.

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How to Negotiate a Pay Rise as an Assistant

The Assistant Room

If asking for a promotion or pay rise has been on your mind lately (or even over the last few months…) take a look at our guide below to give your confidence a boost and kickstart the process of receiving exactly what you know you are worthy of!

Feeling undervalued and how to make a change

Practically Perfect PA

Feeling undervalued and how to make a change One of the many challenges that I often hear from Assistants is that their Executives and the wider organisation does not understand the role and the work that Assistants undertake.

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How to Say "No" at Work

On The Job

Do you find it difficult to say "no"? You may find it easy to say "no" to brussels sprouts, but much tougher to say "no" to a work colleague who seems to want your help with something that doesn't sound entirely ethical or may violate company policy.

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How to Avoid Being Pigeonholed at Work

Eat Your Career

If you’ve been attempting to advance your career for a while without success, you may be a victim of “pigeonholing.” Perhaps they have come to rely on you too deeply, or maybe you’re just too darn good at what you do. Obviously, it’s no fun to be pigeonholed at work.

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How to Empower Your Employees

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Empower Your Employees appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Empowerment as a term is widely used and often misinterpreted; as a genuine action, it is difficult to put into practice. You just finished reading How to Empower Your Employees !

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How to Master the Necessary Skill of Professional Detachment?

Eat Your Career

It’s not only much more enjoyable when you’re doing something you care about; it’s also a lot easier to accept that time commitment when you’re invested in the work. But it IS possible to care too much —and believe me, I know how dangerous that is from firsthand experience.

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How to make diversity, equity and inclusion a reality at work — not just a mission statement

Ideas.Ted

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. I know firsthand that not everyone is willing to look in that mirror. Are we going to mess this up?

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How to Deal with Employment Gaps in Your Resume

Eat Your Career

Watch the video to hear Chrissy’s answer. There was a huge economic drop that happened here in the United States and that led to a lot of job loss. Now with COVID, we certainly are going to see employment gaps once again! And they are generally used to hide employment gaps!

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How to Be Productive When You’re Tired

Productivityist

There will be periods when you’re drained and feeling unproductive, so it’s important to figure out how to be productive when you’re tired. And one of my principles is to not fight my body clock. Our energy levels ebb and flow through the day.

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How to Write a Thank You Note

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Write a Thank You Note appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. As we head into the holiday, gift-giving season, it doesn’t hurt to think about the thank-you note. Writing a thank-you note does not have to be a complex process. However, the time you put into writing the note is appreciated … Continue reading → You just finished reading How to Write a Thank You Note !

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How to Finish the Week Strong

Productivityist

There are ways to finish the week strong. You can simply write everything down that you’re going to do bit by bit and check it off as you do it. Maybe you sent that one email you’ve been meaning to send for a while… and that’s about it.

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How to Master the Necessary Skill of Professional Detachment

Eat Your Career

It’s not only much more enjoyable when you’re doing something you care about; it’s also a lot easier to accept that time commitment when you’re invested in the work. But it IS possible to care too much —and believe me, I know how dangerous that is from firsthand experience.

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How to be an ally in the workplace: 13 ways to do it

Ideas.Ted

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. Microaffirmation #1: Get to know people, and pay close attention to their words and ideas.

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How to find the right therapist for you

Ideas.Ted

When people are trying out a new therapist, they often tend to put the therapist in the driver’s seat during their initial sessions. And how can they figure out if a therapist is right for them? But not everybody thinks like that, so consider your issues and how they affect you.

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How to Speak Well… and Listen Better

Success

There are two sides to every conversation, and both are essential to the art of communication. So, how are your conversation skills? Are you an attentive listener , or do you tend to interrupt? Or we have so much we want to say that we can’t possibly say it.

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How to Become an Innovative Leader

On The Job

Anyone hoping to move up the leadership ranks better put "innovative" at the top of their resume. In an XBInsight study of almost 5,000 leaders across a wide range of industries, here are the competencies that innovative leaders share and how you can do the same: 1.

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How to Dog-Ear a Book

Productivityist

I actually use a bookmark to mark my place in a book. I use it to mark places where I discovered takeaways. These are things I’d like to track and make note of for future reference. The markings make what I’m looking for easy to find.

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How to Be a Leader

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Be a Leader appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Do you get frustrated by things that don’t seem to happen the way they’re supposed to? Maybe its time for you to stand up and do something about it. You just finished reading How to Be a Leader !

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How to keep emotions under control in confrontational situations

Practically Perfect PA

How to keep emotions under control in confrontational situations While working as an Assistant and in the early days of running Practically Perfect PA, if I could avoid confrontation, I would. Because when I did have to speak to someone about a difficult subject, [.].

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How to Make More Money

Success

And when the heater goes out in Montana in the winter, it is a dire situation—wind chill can drop to 20 and 30 degrees below zero. It was freezing, and we didn’t have enough money to fix the heater. My parents were waiting for their paychecks to come in at the end of two weeks.

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Kicking yourself for not saying something at a meeting? Here’s how to speak up skillfully  

Ideas.Ted

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. All this tongue-biting is not only self-sabotaging, but it’s detrimental to your team and your workplace.

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How to Name Your Business

Success

When it comes to your business, the answer is… a whole heck of a lot, according to experts. This is especially true for small businesses that don’t have millions of dollars to spend on a major branding effort.”. How can you set yourself apart ? Is it easy to say?

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How to Become an Independent Consultant

Small Business Labs

   s It's likely this increase is caused by people who have lost their jobs turning to self-employment.      Because of this, we found the recent MBO Partners' blog post How to Become a Consultant: 5 Steps to Starting Right to be very timely.

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How To Assist An Introvert

Office Dynamics

How do you build a relationship with a reserved boss? I’m no extrovert myself, so I really have no idea how to go about getting to know her so we can work together better. Here are 5 quick tips to help you in assisting an introvert. More information on what to discuss in your daily huddles in this video. This is a working relationship and the best way to build rapport with your boss is do what you say you will.

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Building Career Resilience: How to Bounce Back After the Unexpected

Eat Your Career

When things don’t go your way, it’s easy to get stuck in disappointment and regret. If you’ve ever been laid off or terminated, passed over for a promotion or denied a job you thought was perfect, you know how hard it can be to bounce back.

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How to Finish the Week Strong

Productivityist

There are ways to finish the week strong. You can simply write everything down that you’re going to do bit by bit and then check things off as you do them. Maybe you sent that one email you’ve been meaning to send for a while and that’s about it.

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How to Change Your Habits

Success

The Greek lyrical poet Archilochus once said, “We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” You don’t rise to the level of your intentions, you fall to the level of your habits. Get to Know Your Habits. to “It is what it is.

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How to transition out of your role

Practically Perfect PA

So, you are thinking about heading into the unknown and need some tips on how to transition out of your role Whether you are changing your career or going into business for yourself, this is a big deal. You are amazing for deciding to follow through with your dream!

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How to Connect With Different Personality Types

Success

Too many professional relationships—let alone friendships and romantic relationships—fail to experience the convergence of fluid, effective communication through connection to a shared purpose and a sense of mutuality. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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How To Prioritise Tasks

Practically Perfect PA

When your To Do list doesn’t stop growing, how do you plan what to do first? Knowing which tasks are urgent and which are important will help you prioritise what to work on first. Understand What’s Important Important tasks are: Things that contribute directly to achieving your personal objectives Things that contribute to the success […].

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How to Grow Your Circle of Influence

Success

How do you grow your circle of influence and become more influential around the colleagues and friends that you currently have in your life right now? Influence allows you to have more income, it allows you to have more impact; it allows you to have a better life.

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How to Make Smart Career Decisions (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Make Smart Career Decisions.” Sign up for the Eat Your Career Newsletter to receive registration information: [link]. How to Make Smart Career Decisions (Webinar).

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How To Assist An Introvert

Office Dynamics

How do you build a relationship with a reserved boss? I’m no extrovert myself, so I really have no idea how to go about getting to know her so we can work together better. Here are 5 quick tips to help you in assisting an introvert. More information on what to discuss in your daily huddles in this video. This is a working relationship and the best way to build rapport with your boss is do what you say you will.

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How to Build Your Confidence According to 5 Assistants

The Assistant Room

So if you're looking to build your confidence, where should you focus your time, effort and energy for the best outcome? The post How to Build Your Confidence According to 5 Assistants first appeared on The Assistant Room.

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How To Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

Office Dynamics

“The desire to know is natural to good men.” Gelb, How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci. It would take an encyclopedia to begin to share the full scope of his accomplishments. In his book, Gelb breaks down the genius of Da Vinci in a practical guide to problem solving, creative thinking, goal setting and life balance, and harmonizing body and mind. Ask yourself how curious you are. How does it know what direction it’s going? –

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