Both IQ and EQ play significant roles in your overall success in life. Your IQ indicates your level of intelligence while your EQ shows your ability to handle and control your emotions.
There are many available standardized tests online if you want to find out your IQ score. Don’t worry if your IQ is below average. Although having a high IQ will give you an advantage, it is not a guarantee for success. It only measures your potential for success. In fact, studies reveal that your EQ is more important than your IQ. Statistics show that about 90% of successful individuals have high emotional intelligence as compared to only 20% who have high IQ.
Emotions are contagious and we are all affected by the emotions of people around us especially the people who we are constantly interacting with. The workplace is such an environment and if there are toxic people at work, then going to work might become a stressful experience instead of being a fulfilling one.
Some of us have issues with co-workers or team mates at work and this takes away our enthusiasm for going to work. You may have a work mate that stresses you out and you don’t know what to do with them anymore. If you are a leader in your work, issues related to team members not getting along well are even more problematic and can really be a headache.
As we celebrate the Chinese New Year, have you been able to keep up with the resolutions that you have made for 2019? Are you still procrastinating about them? Are you losing momentum to work on your goals?
Clothes are an important part of projecting an image of confidence, power and success. It influences how others see you. Although we should not judge a person based on appearances, it is a fact that people always has and will always judge a person by his or her appearance. That’s the psychology of dressing.
With power dressing, you can strengthen your image. You can also boost your confidence level. When you look good, you feel good. This will ultimately lead to better performance. Yes, studies had shown that you can actually dress yourself up for success.