The assumption has always been made that the choices we make in life are based on the circumstances provided at the time of the choice. As much as it may feel that we are weighing out the facts in front of us, our actions are actually dictated by the motivations of our personality. A case study tells us the story of a young man who lived in a semi-conscious state for nearly two decades after a motor accident; his personality lay dormant for nearly twenty years. His recoverybesides being truly rarerevealed that he woke up from his state to have the same motivations, preferences and strengths that he had prior to his accident. And while our physical being changes with age, our personality doesn’t. But the real power of personality is: knowing your strengths and tendencies and of others around you, and making them work for you.
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The Marshmallow Test is an experiment where some children were observed to see when and how they become able to exert sufficient self-resistance to choose waiting for two marshmallows rather than having one right away. Resistance was very easy for some of them while it was very difficult for the others.
What happened to disconnect us from our compassionate nature, leading us to behave violently and exploitatively? And conversely, what allows some people to stay connected to their compassionate nature under even the most tiring circumstances? While studying the factors that affect our ability to stay compassionate, Ph.D. Marshall B. Rosenberg was
Today, many psychologists are developing new accounts of how personality works based on the rapid accumulation of findings of the field, namely, the theory of a new human intelligence – a mental capacity that we use to guide our lives – to reason about ourselves and other people. This ability to
A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on.
No strength can serve us without direction, and self-awareness is the single, critical skill that enables us to understand and even manage our ingrained personality.
How much of an impact does Emotional intelligence (EQ) on your professional success? The short answer is: a lot! EQ has been tested alongside 33 other important workplace behaviors and was found to subsume the majority of them, including time management, decision- making and communication. EQ is so critical to success