Emotional Intelligence For Dummies

Author: Steven J. Stein

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470676248

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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Being aware of and in control of your emotions is one of the keys to success in life -- both professionally and personally. Emotional Intelligence For Dummies will show you how to take control of your emotions rather than letting your emotions control you! Discover how developing your emotional intelligence can further your relationships with others, in the workplace and at home. Emotional awareness is also a critical skill for career success, and Dr. Stein provides practical exercises for developing this skill and achieving your professional and personal goals. He also provides valuable insights into how emotional intelligence can be applied to raising children and teenagers and realizing personal happiness. Full of lively anecdotes and practical advice, Emotional Intelligence For Dummies is the ideal book for anyone who wants to get smart about their feelings and reach the next level at work and at home. Manage your emotions - identify your feelings, determine what beliefs cause negative emotions, and stop self-destructive behaviors Discover the power of empathy - read other people's emotions through facial cues and body language and show them you understand their feelings Thrive at work - find a job that's right for you, overcome hassles and fears, and develop your leadership skills Build and sustain meaningful relationships - discover how to take your partner's emotional temperature and manage emotions to grow closer Raise an emotionally intelligent child - keep your cool with your child, coax shy children out of their shells, and get your child to be less aggressive and defiant
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Improving Your Emotional Intelligence In a Day For Dummies

Author: Steven J. Stein

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118538943

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 67

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Learn to boost your emotional intelligence for success in life and business—in a day! Learning to manage your emotions in difficult situations is one of the basic ways we can improve our lives and relationships. Improving Your Emotional Intelligence In a Day For Dummies uses relatable everyday moments to reveal how to deal with friends, family, and colleagues in healthier, more productive ways. Uses everyday examples of healthy ways to deal with stressful situations Written by a recognized expert on psychological assessment and emotional intelligence who is also the author of Emotional Intelligence For Dummies This e-book also links to an online component at dummies.com that extends the topic into step-by-step tutorials and other "beyond the book" content.
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The EQ Edge

Emotional Intelligence and Your Success

Author: Steven J. Stein,Howard E. Book

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470952644

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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REVISED AND UPDAT ED WITH NEW RESEARCH INTO EQ AND PERSONAL AND CAREER SUCCESS What is the formula for success at your job? As a spouse? A parent? A Little League baseball coach or behind the bench of a minor hockey team? What does it take to get ahead? To separate yourself from the competition? To lead a less stressful and happier existence? To be fulfilled in personal and professional pursuits? What is the most important dynamic of your makeup? Is it your A) intelligence quotient? or B) emotional quotient? If you picked "A", you are partly correct. Your intelligence quotient can be a predictor of things such as academic achievement. But your IQ is fixed and unchangeable. The real key to personal and professional growth is your emotional intelligence quotient, which you can nurture and develop by learning more about EQ from the international bestseller The EQ Edge. Authors Steven J. Stein and Howard E. Book show you how the dynamic of emotional intelligence works. By understanding EQ, you can build more meaningful relationships, boost your confidence and optimism, and respond to challenges with enthusiasm-all of which are essential ingredients of success. The EQ Edge offers fascinating-and sometimes surprising-insights into what it takes to be a top law-enforcement officer, lawyer, school principal, student, doctor, dentist or CEO. You will learn what the top EQ factors are across many different kinds of jobs, from business managers and customer service representatives to HR professionals and public servants. The EQ Edge will help you determine which personnel are the right fit for job opportunities and who among your staff are the most promising leaders and drivers of your business. And because all of us have other roles-parent, spouse, caregiver to aging parents, neighbor, friend-The EQ Edge also describes how everyone can be more successful in these relationships. "Finally, a practical and usable guide to what emotional intelligence is all about. This book peels the onion on what EQ really is and teaches the reader to assess their own EQ and how to increase it. This is the holy grail for career success."—Michael Feiner, Professor, Columbia Graduate School of Business and author of The Feiner Points of Leadership
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Persuasion and Influence For Dummies

Author: Elizabeth Kuhnke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470664029

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

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Many people want to gain trust or support in business and throughout life, but the true skill is doing so in a charming fashion! Whether you're convincing the boss about your much-deserved promotion or a busy restaurateur to offer a better table, the power of persuasion can help improve and increase your successes. Elizabeth Kuhnke, author of the bestselling Body Language For Dummies, guides the reader through easy-to-implement techniques that can turn a timid person into someone bursting with self confidence and the ability to influence. Topics covered will include: The key elements in becoming more persuasive - body language, listening skills, using persuasive words and actions Finding a common ground and establishing a connection with your audience Capturing their attention and keeping them interested Putting yourself across convincingly Getting things done through others Identifying the type of person you're dealing with - and responding in an appropriate manner
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Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy For Dummies

Author: Brent Bradley,James Furrow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118512405

Category: Self-Help

Page: 368

View: 3605

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A practical, down-to-earth guide to using the world's most successful approach to couple therapy One of the most successful therapeutic approaches to healing dysfunctional relationships, emotionally focused couple therapy provides clients with powerful insights into how and why they may be suppressing their emotions and teaches them practical ways to deal with those feelings more constructively for improved relationships. Unlike cognitive-behavioural therapy, which provides effective short-term coping skills, emotionally focused therapy often is prescribed as a second-stage treatment for couples with lingering emotional difficulties. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy For Dummies introduces readers to this ground-breaking therapy, offering simple, proven strategies and tools for dealing with problems with bonding, attachment and emotions, the universal cornerstones of healthy relationships. An indispensable resource for readers who would like to manage their relationship problems independently through home study Delivers powerful techniques for dealing with unpleasant emotions, rather than repressing them and for responding constructively to complex relationship issues The perfect introduction to EFT basics for therapists considering expanding their practices to include emotionally focused therapy methods Packed with fascinating and instructive case studies and examples of EFT in action, from the authors' case files Provides valuable guidance on finding, selecting and working with the right EFT certified therapist
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Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment (EISA) Participant Workbook

Author: Steven J. Stein,Derek Mann,Peter Papadogiannis,Wendy Gordon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470462108

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

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Your Personal Guide to Understanding and Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence This hands-on workbook is your companion to the dynamic Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment (EISA) workshop in which you will be given the opportunity to measure your skills in five key areas?Perceiving, Managing, Decision Making, Achieving, and Influencing. These are the key areas that most influence personal performance. Once you have completed the 50-item self and 360° assessments, the EISA workbook will help you better understand how emotional and social skills impact your performance and how you can strengthen your effectiveness by using these skills successfully. The EISA participant workbook will also help you: Discover the major components of emotional intelligence Recognize the behaviors and characteristics of an emotionally intelligent person Identify areas where you can apply emotional intelligence Evaluate your own emotional strengths and opportunities for growth Generate action steps for improving your emotional and social abilities that will lead to success
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Rugby For Dummies

Author: Mathew Brown,Patrick Guthrie,Greg Growden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118086899

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 1841

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The official guide to rugby in North America, revised and updated Rugby For Dummies is the guide to rugby in North America, endorsed by USA Rugby and Rugby Canada, the official regulating bodies for the sport. It gives you a look at how rugby is played, offers strategies for winning, and covers every level of the sport, from high school to college (including women's rugby) to the international leagues. Plus, this new edition addresses changes to the rules of rugby, includes new rugby player bios, and looks at rugby's upcoming return to the Olympic games. Inside you'll find easy-to-understand explanations of rugby rules and positions, plus in-depth lessons on skills, fitness training, and winning techniques. Add in entertaining stories from rugby in North America and around the world, and you've got the definitive book on rugby! Covers every level of the sport Includes the latest rules and information on rugby Discusses rugby's return to the Olympic games Whether you're new to rugby or a scrum veteran, this friendly guide is for you.
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Canadian Small Business Kit For Dummies

Author: Margaret Kerr,JoAnn Kurtz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470938854

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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Canadian Small Business Kit For Dummies is the bestsellingCanadian guide to starting and running a successful small business.This guide covers every aspect of starting, building, staffing, andrunning a small business, offering information for entrepreneursstarting from scratch, people buying a business, or new franchiseowners. With updated information about the HST and its impact onsmall businesses, insight into how small business can takeadvantage of social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter,and new resources, including information about new sources ofgovernment funding for small businesses, this book is an essentialguide to small business success. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.
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Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies

Author: Jennie Kramer,Marjorie Nolan Cohn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118550935

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 7132

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Control binge eating and get on the path to recovery Overcoming Binge Eating for Dummies provides trusted information, resources, tools, and activities to help you and your loved ones understand your binge eating — and gain control over it. Written with compassion and authority, it uses stories and examples from the authors' work with clients they've helped to overcome this complicated disorder. In Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies, you'll find information and insight on identifying the symptoms of binge eating disorder, overcoming eating as an addiction, ways to overcome the urge to binge, how to institute a healthy eating pattern, ways to deal with anxiety and emotional eating, and much more. Provides professional resources for seeking additional help for binge eating Includes advice on talking with loved ones about binge eating Offers tips and guidance to establish a safe and healthy recovery plan Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies is for those currently suffering or recovering from BED, as well as families and friends looking for a comprehensive and expert resource to this widespread but largely misunderstood disorder.
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Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies

Author: Martin Cohen,Wiley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111892472X

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 4026

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Use critical thinking in your assignments to achieve higher grades Have you ever received feedback suggesting you need to enhance your critical thinking skills? Then this book is for you! Developing strong critical thinking skills provides a solid foundation for academic success, and Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies was written specifically with you—a student—in mind, offering an accessible and unintimidating introduction to what can otherwise be a pretty complex topic. Inside, you′ll get hands–on, accessible and active exercises that you can put to work today to improve your grades and stand head–and–shoulders above your peers. With this fun and friendly guide, you′ll get plain–English instruction on how to identify other people′s arguments and conclusions, evaluate evidence and interpret and produce your arguments more effectively. You′ll also find expert tips and guidance on reading between the lines to identify false assumptions, drawing conclusions about whether arguments are valid or justified, applying critical thinking to assignments and so much more. Provides exercises for developing your reflective thinking skills Offers expert guidance on improving your critical analysis Explains in an easy–to–follow manner how to construct effective arguments Demonstrates how developing strong critical thinking skills is a proven path to success as a student If you′re undertaking reviews, research projects and critical analysis, Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies arms you with everything you need to apply well–seasoned critical thinking to your work in order to succeed.
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