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Mastering-your-own-life-in-19-difficult-steps. 15 interview questions to measure emotional intelligence. Earlier this year, Container Store CEO Kip Tindell said one of the most important things a leader can have is high emotional intelligence.

15 interview questions to measure emotional intelligence

"Emotional intelligence is the key to being really successful," he told Business Insider's Jenna Goudreau. Perhaps that's why more and more companies are asking interview questions that are designed to measure a candidate's emotional intelligence — which is the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions. According to Phil Johnson, founder of Master of Business Leadership (MBL) Inc., an online coaching platform, these are some of the most common ones: How will this role help you to achieve what you want? What makes you laugh? "Emotional intelligence multiplies the results and effectiveness of intellectual intelligence," Johnson writes in a LinkedIn post. Want your business advice featured in Instant MBA? NOW WATCH: Here's Exactly What A Hiring Manager Scans For When Reviewing Resumes. Which Keirsey Personality Type Are You?

Science: How To Be Charismatic. 6 Things Introverts Bring to Any Relationship. Wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock My best friend in high school was a pretty, outgoing, talkative extrovert.

6 Things Introverts Bring to Any Relationship

Not only did she have gorgeous skin, a cute figure, and shiny brown hair that fell practically to her bottom, she also was flirtatious, opinionated, and quick to laugh. Boys were irresistibly drawn to her, and it seemed to me that she could get the adoring attention of anyone she wanted. At parties, she was the center of attention, the one laughing the loudest, flirting the hardest, and enrapturing everyone she met. In social situations I felt dumpy, clumsy, and dull next to her. About 400 years later, when through the modern miracle of the Internet I reconnected with people from high school, I was dumbfounded to learn that I hadn’t been nearly as invisible as I’d thought. This realization forced me to recast my whole high school experience and, to an extent, my own self-image, in a different light: A softer one. The reality is that you are not competing with extroverts for attention. Youve-been-tolerating-these-20-stressful-things-too-many-times-even-though-yo...

We all go through our day-to-day lives tolerating things that stress us out.

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To make things worse, we have been doing this for so long, that we don’t even notice anymore. Stress is man-made, and we can make changes in our lives to live a more stress-free life, and a happier one at that. Here is a list of 20 things you’ve been tolerating for too long, and some helpful solutions to take away the stress they have been causing. 1. Tolerating comparing yourself to others. Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: A Guide for the Terrified. No one likes to move beyond his or her comfort zone, but that’s really where the magic happens.

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: A Guide for the Terrified

It’s where we can grow, learn, and develop in a way that expands our horizons beyond what we thought was possible. Also, it’s terrifying. For me, operating beyond my comfort zone was participating in classroom discussions in college. Early in my career, it was public lecturing and participating in departmental meetings. I knew I had things to say, but was very unsure if they were worth saying. And you know what? Fast forward 20 years, and I am now in the interesting position of teaching and coaching others to operate outside their comfort zones. Tip 1: Recognize When You’re Tricking Yourself When I was afraid of participating in meetings or in class, I would rationalize away my discomfort.

These statements may be true, but they also may be masking the reality of the situation: that you are afraid of networking or public speaking and can’t get yourself to admit it. Tip 3: Find a Mentor or Coach. 10 Quick Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood. We all get into bad moods—and, eventually, we snap out of them.

10 Quick Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood

The main reason we have trouble extracting ourselves from them more quickly is because we can't shake a bad mood if we're not aware of what's causing it. The next time you get into a funk, don't just wait for the dark cloud to lift. There are steps you can take to improve your mood, and the first is to figure out what’s causing it.

Here are 10 common causes of bad moods—and what you can do to banish them. 1. 2. 3. 4. . 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 16 Habits Of Highly Sensitive People. 10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World. Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life’s everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from psychologist Brian Little’s latest book on personality science, Me, Myself, and Us: The Science of Personality and the Art of Well-Being, which showed that introverts are better off avoiding caffeine before a big meeting or important event. Little cites the theory of extraversion by Hans Eysenck and research by William Revelle of Northwestern University, explaining that introverts and extraverts naturally differ when it comes to their alertness and responsiveness to a given environment.

A substance or scene that overstimulates the central nervous system of an introvert (which doesn’t take much) might cause him or her to feel overwhelmed and exhausted, rather than excited and engaged. “Shyness is about fear of social judgment,” Cain said.