• Confidence

    Why dressing better can elevate your confidence?

    There is a common theory that dressing to impress can actually elevate your confidence and make you feel better about yourself. Can dressing smartly or with style truly affect your mood and improve your confidence levels or is this simply a myth created by fashion designers to promote the sale of their products? This article takes a closer look at this phenomenon and discussed 4 different ways in which dressing can actually elevate your confidence.   You will feel better about yourself First and foremost, dressing better can just make you feel better about yourself. If you put on a nice suit, shirt and tie for example for work then…

  • Influence

    How to influence people in the workplace?

    Influence in the workplace represents power and can have a great effect on the dynamics of a team or the success of a manager. Gaining influence as an employee or as a manager is one of the most effective ways to get things done and to help your team work more efficiently and cooperatively. If you have influence, you can direct the workflow and organize things as you see fit. Creating influence takes time, and the following are 5 simple methods you can use to influence people in the workplace:   Build a bond of trust Trust is hugely important – why would a fellow employee listen to you if…

  • Life

    Why Emotional Intelligence is Crucial for Succeeding in Life

    If you would like to be able to enjoy your professional career whilst having rewarding professional relationships you need to have a high emotional intelligence as well as intellectual ability. If you have a high level of emotional intelligence then you will naturally find building strong relationships, creating a productive environment to work in and achieving your personal goals easy to accomplish. What is emotional intelligence? Emotional intelligence or as it is also known EQ, is the ability to control your emotions and those of the people around you. This includes the ability to identify and manage emotions in a positive way to relieve stress, communicate effectively and defuse conflict…