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How to Develop Emotional Intelligence

How to Develop Emotional Intelligence

What is Emotional Intelligence?A friend of mine went for a job with the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games organising team. Would you believe they asked him to do an online IQ test? What does an IQ test actually tell you about someone – except that they are good at maths and understanding the lay-out of dots
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The Foods That Increase Brain Power and Reduce Stress

The Foods That Increase Brain Power and Reduce Stress

Winter is almost here and I’m already feeling sluggish so I’ve decided to go on a health kick. I want to do more exercise and I also want to clean up my diet – cut down on unhealthy snacks. According to nutritionists there are foods that are not only good for your body, but also
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How to Take Advantage of the Latest Business Opportunities

How to Take Advantage of the Latest Business Opportunities

The Transformation of the Job MarketIf you’ve visited my website in the past you’ll be aware that I’m very interested in Australia’s changing workforce. I read this fantastic article on the Australian Mines and Metals Association website that said new technology, digital power, an ageing population and globalisation would produce a ‘perfect storm’ transforming the
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The 7 Secrets to Sticking to a Fitness Routine

The 7 Secrets to Sticking to a Fitness Routine

Figure EnvyThere is a guy in my neighbourhood who lives at the gym. I often see him at the shops. He is tall, strapping man with muscular shoulders, a barrelling chest and not an ounce of fat on his frame. Every woman who passes him does a double-take! I have a confession – I envy
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How to Easily Reinvent Yourself

How to Easily Reinvent Yourself

In a recent blog I mentioned a friend’s eight-year-old daughter, who was torn between a career in either veterinary care or dolphin training. Her unusual aspirations prompted me to research jobs working with animals and I was amazed to find that the pet care industry is one of the major growth hot spots of the
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How to Dramatically Improve the Quality of Your Relationships

How to Dramatically Improve the Quality of Your Relationships

Customer Service Skills Versus Relationship SkillsIn a recent blog I wrote about the importance of good customer service online, which got me thinking about constitutes quality customer service in shops and businesses. I started doing some research on the subject and came across an article on a site called HelpScout by Gregory Ciotti. Mr Ciotti
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