There’s school smart, street smart, business smart, but we tend to forget about feelings smart: emotional intelligence. Like your ability to think critically, your ability to read and express emotions can be developed.
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Empathy is a solid strategy when it comes to handling toxic people, but it isn't always easy to dig up when faced with one of them. Here's how you can be empathetic towards them, even if they don't know it, and why it more importantly helps you to even bother.
We know emotional intelligence is important. It helps us empathise with other people so we communicate better and fight less. It helps us understand our own actions so we can be more productive and less reactionary. It's not always easy, though, and this video from the School of Life explains how it can go wrong.
Meditation is a simple exercise with all sorts of productivity and health benefits. If you've never done it before, this video does an excellent job of breaking down the basics.
A staggering 20% of senior management positions remain empty in the NHS – a figure that goes up to 37% in mental health. As demand for health and social care services go up in a context of recession and an ageing population, it appears that nobody wants to take the lead when it comes to jobs in health and social care.