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emotional intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than people with low EQs. Ninety percent of top performers have high EQs, and a single-point increase in your EQ adds $1,300 to your salary. I could go on and on.1 I read an article this week1 saying EQ (Emotional Intelligence) was all very well, but to

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How to outgrow your problems

I hit a bit of a snag recently when I realised I needed to move house rather quickly. I had help making the decision, as I lived in a rented flat and the building was being sold. On balance, staying looked like a very poor option. The thing is, for all my flat’s faults, I’d

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Denial: The power of wilful ignorance over happiness

I came across a video last week from Compassion in World Farming in 2014, talking about the reality of factory farming and our willingness NOT to re-consider our choice to consume factory farmed animal products.#1 Her punch line: The power of wilful ignorance cannot be overstated. The video presenter ‘Kate’, a food marketer, describes factory

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