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5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Building self-awareness is a life-long effort. You’re never “done.” But these five pragmatic practices will help you move faster and further along the way.
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"Building self-awareness is a life-long effort. You’re never “done.” But these five pragmatic practices will help you move faster and further along the way."

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Jack Frawley's curator insight, March 26, 2015 9:37 AM

This scoop  is relevant to my five year journey, in terms of building a self awareness in both myself and in ensuring that the soft skills which support situation awareness  which is a critical skill in the field of safety.

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Emotional intelligence and your job - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Emotional intelligence and your job - Dubuque Telegraph Herald | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Consider this scenario: Your computer locks up in the middle of an important project that is due to the president within the hour, and your manager has given you some changes that you must implement.
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"People who have high emotional intelligence understand how they respond to various people and situations. They adapt well to stressful situations and consider what other people are feeling. They tend to connect well with others while recognizing how others perceive them."

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Self-Awareness: The First Step to Mastering EQ

Self-Awareness: The First Step to Mastering EQ | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Kit Prendergast challenges us to work on enhancing our SEI together by starting with our “self-awareness.”
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"Nothing can happen without strong self-awareness; we can’t manage our own behavior effectively at work, connect and communicate with our colleagues, or even build productive working relationships without self-awareness." 

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Shining a Light on Self-Awareness - Human Resource Executive Online

Shining a Light on Self-Awareness - Human Resource Executive Online | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Shining a Light on Self-Awareness
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Shining a Light on Self-Awareness. New research coming from Columbia Business School suggests many in your organization are in the dark as to how they're being viewed by others.
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One significant ingredient of self-awareness is understanding how others perceive you. 

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Building self-awareness | Training Journal

Building self-awareness | Training Journal | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
How to build self-awareness: http://t.co/2nshAuC1iQ via @TrainingJournal
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Leaders can benefit from greater self-awareness.

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How to take criticism well

How to take criticism well | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
No one likes getting criticism. But it can be a chance to show off a rare skill: responding to negative feedback well.
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How do you react to criticism?  The author of this article says, "All feedback has some truth in it," even if only to reveal how others think, Mr. Miller says. Before dismissing it, ask yourself, "What is the nugget that I can pull out of this?"

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Day 534: What is Self Awareness?

Day 534: What is Self Awareness? | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
http://forum.desteni.org/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=68337. Living the Principle of Self Awareness – to be aware, to see, to recognize my own thoughts and Mind, to be self honest to the extent where I can take responsibility for when I see my thoughts /...
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Are you strong enough to really question yourself?  The reward could be greater self-awareness. 

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Self-Awareness Matters, A Lot

Self-Awareness Matters, A Lot | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
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Next time you find yourself in a slow line, observe the self-awareness of those nearby . . .

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Self-mastery begins with self-awareness.

Self-mastery begins with self-awareness. | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
*This card is from the Fifth Agreement deck by Don Miguel Ruiz & Don Jose Ruiz.* Here's the message on the back... "With awareness I know that I can change my virtual world by changing what I b...
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Try Meditation to Strengthen Your Resilience

Try Meditation to Strengthen Your Resilience | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Get to know the part of you that doesn't change, no matter what.
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How Leaders Become Self-Aware

How Leaders Become Self-Aware | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
A plethora of people, courses, and self-help guides profess to lead you by the hand to the promised land of business success. The problem is that things are always messier than the how-to's make them out to be.
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Build Your Emotional Intelligence Muscle!

Build Your Emotional Intelligence Muscle! | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Build Your Emotional Intelligence Muscles! Emotional Intelligence skills--understanding and managing your own emotions, recognizing others' emotions, interacting successfully with other people, and building resilience--can all be improved. Like any skill--developing a great golf swing, sketching a decent portrait, adding a killer serve to your tennis game, or learning to read Mandarin Chinese--learning Emotional Intelligence skills…
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You can build emotional intelligence skills much as you would build any skill.  Find out how!

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» Powerful Questions to Inspire Positive Change - World of Psychology

» Powerful Questions to Inspire Positive Change - World of Psychology | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Good questions can be powerful in life-changing ways. They can spark exciting ideas and inventions.
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What if you made one small change?

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The Importance of Self-Awareness, and How to Become More Self Aware

The Importance of Self-Awareness, and How to Become More Self Aware | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
They say the first step is admitting you have a problem, and that's true in every aspect of life. Self-awareness and introspection have the ring of of a self-help guru's empty promises, but they are the starting point that leads to every improvement.
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This article includes a link to a TED talk by researcher Daniel Kahneman on self-awareness and happiness--worth listening to in my opinion.

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Miguel A. de Jesus's curator insight, October 12, 2014 4:53 PM

One of the most important things you can do for your own personal development is to become more consciously aware of who you are, and how you respond to your environment and circumstances.


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What people actually mean when they say they're too busy - Daily Life

What people actually mean when they say they're too busy - Daily Life | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Daily Life What people actually mean when they say they're too busy Daily Life What preys on our minds, when we aren't updating our Facebook page or in spinning class, are the things we haven't figured out — difficult relationships, personal and...
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Alone with your thoughts?  Try thinking of yourself in third person to resolve personal challenges. 

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10 Ways That Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Cope with Cancer

10 Ways That Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Cope with Cancer | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it

The skills of Emotional Intelligence can help you cope with the slings and arrows of fortune--what I call Unexpected Life Events (ULEs), which eventually come to all of us without regard for intellect, wealth, beauty, or social status. 

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7 Body Language Mistakes That Could Cost You The Promotion

7 Body Language Mistakes That Could Cost You The Promotion | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Here are some red flags that may indicate your body language is becoming problematic, and ways to fix them.
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Recognizing your own body language is part of self-awareness. 

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Why Self-Awareness is an Integral Part of Workplace Success

Why Self-Awareness is an Integral Part of Workplace Success | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
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Self-awareness is the foundation for emotional intelligence--and greater success and well-being.

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Why Business Leaders Need To Build Greater Self-Awareness

Why Business Leaders Need To Build Greater Self-Awareness | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Senior executives don't seek coaching or leadership development. Here's why.
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"Being able to see, understand and deal effectively with others' perspectives is key to successful leadership (as well as personal life). That capacity, part of self-awareness, is empathy."  The author includes a brief discussion of whether gaining power causes a decrease in empathy.

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Rim Riahi's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:46 AM

Senior executives don't seek coaching or leadership development. Here's why.

Scott Span, MSOD's curator insight, September 16, 2013 10:56 AM

Where it all begins...

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Emotional Intelligence Applied: What message are you sending without knowing it?

Emotional Intelligence Applied: What message are you sending without knowing it? | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
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Could you be sending the wrong message?

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Eight Ways to Improve Your Self-Awareness

Eight Ways to Improve Your Self-Awareness | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it

Self-awareness if the foundational building block of Emotional Intelligence . . .

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