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January 13, 2020

Preparing for the office holiday party: Do these 5 emotionally intelligent things within 5 minutes of meeting someone

What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially valuable to them-but if they don’t also find you likable, nobody will feel motivated to reach out later and work with you. The reason why all comes down to emotional intelligence, the set of skills and qualities that allow people to form deeper, closer relationships with others. Likability is a key ingredient in that, and its career benefits are pretty obvious. For instance, being likable-and liking your coworkers in return-can increase your chances of getting promoted.  Read more

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