Aug 1
Bad Boss? Here’s How to Cope
49% of employees say their bosses are stubborn, while 43% say they’re overly demanding. Unfortunately, bad bosses aren’t all that rare – 60% of government workers say their bosses make them miserable. Because it isn’t always possible to simply change jobs, emotional intelligence expert Travis Bradberry shares tips on how to cope with a bad boss. In his Huffington Post article “How Successful People Overcome Toxic Bosses,” he explains how to neutralize common types of bad bosses. A micromanaging boss. Bosses that focus on small details too much can discourage and frustrate employees. Deal with it by demonstrating that you’re…
Jul 18
These Four Things Will Help You Manage Your Stress
We all know how detrimental stress can be to the body and mind: it’s been linked to heart disease, depression, and obesity, and it can even dampen your cognitive performance. Managing stress is important, yet extremely difficult. In “10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm,” emotional intelligence expert Travis Bradberry gives techniques for combating stress. Next time you’re overwhelmed, give these techniques a try. Be grateful. Simply thinking about what you’re thankful for can reduce cortisol, a stress hormone, by 23%. Pondering some reasons you’re grateful can improve your mood, energy, and physical well-being. Think positively. Focus your brain on non-stressful…