Being Successful & Being Nice

Written by Susan Dunn, M. A.

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It isn't a zero-sum universe. One person's success does not come atrepparttar expense of someone else's. Hard, soft, male, female, have nothing to do with it. Other qualities do, including emotional literacy, hard work, intentionality and authenticity.

Success is a win-win situation. There's plenty of success to go around, and using your "soft" skills, your emotional intelligence are what will get you there inrepparttar 131287 long run.

Susan Dunn is a personal and professional development coach, focusing on strengths and emotional intelligence. Visit her on the web at

Resilience: An Emotional Intelligence Competency We Need Today

Written by Susan Dunn, M.A.

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1. They are reflective, able to look back on experiences and extractrepparttar kernels of wisdom from them. 2. They don't back off from realisty, but face it squarely, labeling things for what they are--setbacks, losses, disappointments. 3. They know their feelings, label them correctly, and express them fluently and routinely to others. 4. They are able to separate timezones--past from present from future. 5. They commit torepparttar 131285 agony of grieving for as long as it takes. 6. They find meaning and purpose in their struggles, knowing that they will benefit inrepparttar 131286 end by a greater understanding ofrepparttar 131287 fundamentals of live. 7. They have a high EQ, including being able to think flexibly and creatively under stress. They expand rather than shut down when faced with a challenge. 8. They keep a reserve of energy built up through regular periods of rest and renewal. 9. They have a strong network of individuals they can depend upon, and who know and accept them as they are.

Susan Dunn is an emotional intelligence coach. YOu can visit her on the web at:

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