Why Emotional Intelligence is Crucial in Business

Emotional intelligence — or EQ, short for emotional intelligence quotient — is defined as the ability to use one’s emotions to full advantage. Emotionally intelligent people have full command of all their social skills (including self-awareness, empathy and the like) and when placed in leadership positions respect others’ views while inspiring outside-the-box thinking.  Additionally, businesses are starting to take notice of the impact that EQ can have on employee productivity and engagement. While gauging “soft skills” during interviews has always been a part of recruitment efforts, many teams are now finding methods of quantifying emotional intelligence and determining if a candidate is a fit for a job based on these factors in addition to practical competencies.  The value of recruiting …

Why It’s Important to Broaden Your View Rather Than Limit It

When we consider what it takes to be successful, most experts will suggest that you find one particular area of focus and narrow in on it as tight as possible. But I’ve tried that strategy and found it less than inspiring. To be honest, I believe it’s brought me more struggle than success. From the start of my writing journey, I fell into the trap of hyper-focus. It was hard not to as this seems to be the strategy everyone preaches. Of course, there were plenty of things about a narrower view that made sense to me: my clarity and understanding should have been deeper in a tightly-defined niche, it would be easier to brand myself so that people could …

Napoleon Hill Quotes and Sayings

Napoleon Hill was born in 1883. He was an American author, one of the great writers on success. Napoleon Hill most known book is ‘Think and Grow Rich’. It is one of the best selling books of all time. Napoleon Hill became an adviser to Andrew Carnegie, and with his help he formulated a philosophy of success, which became the basis for his book, ‘Think and Grow Rich’. His book has sold over 7 million copies, helping many to achieve success. Here are motivational and inspirational Napoleon Hill quotes about success and achievement. Napoleon Hill Quotes on Achievement and Success “All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.” “Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are …

Conscious Mind vs Subconscious Mind: How to Improve Them?

The mind is one of the most fascinating and powerful aspects of ourselves. It is stronger than any supercomputer that we have ever created and can store practically an infinite amount of information. How we get access to all of that information stems from the levels of the mind. There are three in total, but here the focus will be on the relationship between our conscious mind vs subconscious mind. By uncovering what is going on in our heads, we can best achieve our goals by tapping into the various minds. Conscious Mind vs Subconscious Mind To best uncover the differences, it first helps to understand the various levels of the mind. For that, we’ll be turning to Sigmund Freud, …

Shilajit Resin: How to Use this Miracle Himalayan Herb

Vitamin B, C, D and minerals like magnesium, calcium remain the most popular supplements around the world. While these popular supplements are household names, the humble origins of Shilajit resin may be unheard of. This unsung hero found in the Himalayas boasts an enviable list of benefits that rivals that of the crowd-favourite supplements. Shilajit Resin A staple of Ayurvedic Medicine, Shilajit is a sticky-tar like substance found in the layers of rocks of mountain ranges around the world including the Himalayas, Tibetan and Altai mountains. It forms primarily because of the decomposition of plant matter over centuries. Known as mineral pitch, mumie, and moomiyo among others, this resin has a variety of useful advantages which we will discuss further. …

How to Raise Your Energy Frequency and Stay in a High Vibration

Did you know that at your very core you are energy? That to change anything in life, be it a career, relationship or even your physical health, requires a shift in your energy frequency? Each and every action you take, every word you speak, each emotion you feel and every thought you think directly affects your vibrational frequency. The key to unlocking your ability to consciously manifest the life you want lies in understanding how to raise your energetic frequency. The truth is we are shaping our reality each and every moment. This is both inspiring and empowering, as it helps us realize that our actions and choices do matter. Good or bad, we create our own powerful experiences. Raising your …

3 Time-Tested Strategies for Reducing Stress Regardless of the Cause

As the owner of a company with a decentralized business model, my days are chaotic, never lending themselves to a simple pattern or system that I could easily follow for organization, predictability, or even knowing when some of my days will start—or end. I may be dealing with an unexpected website issue first thing in the morning or I may need to make an unexpected 2-3-hour commute to meet with an important client, all the while having the burden of some ongoing contract negotiation looming overhead. Sound familiar? This is a complaint only as much as I know that entrepreneurs and business owners everywhere are dealing with the same set of problems. This chaotic, hard to systematize lifestyle lends itself …

Quotes on Leadership For Inspiration and Strength

Leadership means the ability to inspire and motivate people and to navigate them to a certain goal. Good leadership means the ability to lead people to greater accomplishments, to improvement, and to success. Leadership require inner strength, confidence and courage. Leadership requires courage, assertiveness, focus and the ability to think big. Leadership manifests in all walks of life, not only in politics or the in army. There are industry leaders, there are teachers, writers, sportsmen, and media people who are leaders, and whom people follow. Here, we have collected for you quotes and sayings on leadership that you will find inspiring and motivating. Inspirational Leadership Quotes “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become …

How to Reduce Mental Stress Quickly (And Naturally)

Mental stress has become pandemic, and for many it is a default state in everyday life. Learning how to reduce stress, then, is becoming more and more important. Mental stress can be defined as: An inward tension or pressure caused by the inability to manage the incoming information of outside stimuli. In one of my recent (active) meditation sessions on how to reduce stress, a participant said they often got stressed quickly for no apparent reason and asked for a quick way to reduce stress. I said there is a way to learn how to reduce stress, but to be able to do it, you need to understand how and why stress builds up so quickly. If we get stressed …

What to Look for in High Quality Skin Care Products

Finding high-quality, exceptional products can be a challenge in a market flooded with options. However, one thing you can count on is that high-quality products begin with high-quality ingredients. When it comes to supplements or skincare products, there’s no wiggle room when it comes to quality. If you purchase a low-quality product with low-quality ingredients, you are virtually guaranteed low-quality results. As a result, it is up to you to find a skin care manufacturer that uses high-quality ingredients. Some tips to help you with this challenge can be found here.   What Is Considered a High-Quality Ingredient? One of the first things you must consider is – what exactly is a high-quality ingredient? While there are some general quality guidelines that …

How to end your “if only” list and accept yourself as you are

By Cheryl Melody Baskin If only I didn’t have to work anymore, THEN I’d be happy. If only I could land a job, THEN I’d be happy. If only I could find the right partner, THEN I’d be happy. If only I could get some peace and quiet around here, THEN I’d be happy. If only I could become rich and famous, THEN I’d be happy. Do you have similar thoughts? Although I know better, there are days when I hear the whispers of “if only” in my head, too. While many of these “if only” goals may sound like the key to a great life, wanting them — or even achieving them — doesn’t always bring us closer to …

You Can Either Make Time to Read or Continue With a Poverty-Ridden Life

Poverty comes in many forms, and neglecting to read books leads to all of them. We can certainly speak of material poverty, and it’s a demonstrable fact that people who read more books end up making more money. Not just a little bit more money either. I’m talking ‘what-are-all-these-extra-forks-even-for?’ kind of money. But there’s also “mental poverty”, and what we can refer to as “poverty of soul,” which are both equally pernicious. So how do we avoid ending up like this? How do we avoid wasting our one and only lives in obscurity, ignorance, and pain? Answer: We dust off our library cards (or our e-readers), we commit to the fact that reading books can literally save our own lives, …

Oprah Winfrey Quotes on life, Love and Success

Oprah Winfrey is an American talk show host, producer and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history. Oprah rose from a background of poverty and was often told that she would not succeed. Yet, she rose high and became one of the most influential women in the world. On this page, you will find some of Oprah’s inspirational and motivational quotes and words about success, life, self-love and self-improvement. Empowering Oprah Winfrey Quotes “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” “Whatever someone did to you in the past has no power over the present. Only …

How to Make Long Distance Relationships Work for You

Let me begin by being 100% frank with you – everyone is capable of feeling happy. Happiness is first a choice but it also takes persistence to maintain. Happiness is our birth right and my mission is to help as many people as I can live their happiest life. My mission is to spread the message that everyone deserves happiness. To live a happy life; however, you must do the work, gain the necessary knowledge, and increase your awareness. You must fully embody this state and begin to think and feel happiness on every level of your being. Often times, excuses present themselves and our mind gives us the reasons why we can’t be happy: “I am too busy right …

3 Tips to Become the Boss Your Employees Will Love

Nearly 70% of change in a team’s engagement depends on the manager, according to Gallup. Ideally, the role of a boss is to motivate others to engage in projects and deliver excellent results. But, compelling your employees into following your leadership can be challenging. Your personal traits will have a significant impact on how people respond to your lead. The most successful managers possess different leadership and management skills like problem-solving skills, resilience, and emotional intelligence. Nonetheless, they learn how to develop grit to achieve success in becoming a better boss.   Set Realistic Goals Managers have a lot they need to accomplish within a specified period. While it might seem appealing to delegate the work to employees, it doesn’t help. In most …

Five Ways to Make Learning at Home More Fun

Whether you’re homeschooling or simply encouraging your child to learn over the holidays, it can be difficult to move away from the idea that homework is stuffy, boring and a chore. Encouraging your child, no matter their age, to get deeply involved with learning at home will help to improve their education outcome – so what are some ways to get them excited? 1. Learn Together Learning with your child shouldn’t be just pointing them at a page of maths questions or an English piece and letting them get on with it. Show them that learning is a process that even adults need to do – let them teach you how to solve their maths problem, do some research together …