Personal Development

Tested your EQ lately?

Emotional intelligence is seen by many experts as a prime quality of leadership. Take this quiz and see how you’re doing when interacting with your team.

8 essentials of social media etiquette

Social media rules can be complex and confusing, writes BuzzFeed Senior Writer Tom Phillips, who offers eight ways to navigate this online universe.

Reframe questions to get what you want

When you make a request at work, the best way to get what you want is to “own the question,” says leadership writer and speaker Geoffrey James.

Easy ways to make yourself happier

If you are looking for happiness, you are looking for harmony. The Healthy Eating Guide’s Scott Christ offers some ways to make your­­self happier.

1-Minute Strategies: October '14

Make sharing the first thing you do when you get home after work ... Take 225 words of notes per minute with a pen ... Does it really take 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill as author Malcolm Glad­­well claims?

Why music helps when working out

A variety of recent studies have ex­­plored the connections be­­tween people’s motivation during workouts and the music they listen to as they exercise. What they’ve found is that music does make a difference.

Top 10 admin resources on Twitter

Jasmine Freeman, Vice President at Office Dynamics (@OfficeDynamics), recently shared, on her blog, her top 10 “must follow” admin resources on Twitter.

4 good things about being selfish

Selfishness is often seen as a negative quality, but Melissa Deuter, a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center, disagrees. She and another expert offer a few reasons why being selfish can be good for you.

What's your work personality?

If you have a work personality that clashes with others, you won’t get very far, says Shane Atchison, CEO at creative agency Possible.

10 steps toward self-confidence

You know this already: It takes confidence to advance. You also know that self-confidence can be hard to hang onto. Luckily, you can learn to feel confident.