5 skills of a modern person and what to read to master them
Modern life is a daily challenge. The frantic rhythm and abundance of events are sometimes confusing, and it's difficult to understand how to comprehend and put everything in order. So what skills do we need today to be collected, effective, and, most importantly, happy?
We offer a selection of books that answer this question. They'll help you feel better in today's world.
#1 Emotional intelligence
- What to read: "Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook," Gill Hasson
At first, only psychologists spoke about emotional intelligence, then the topic became more and more often discussed in various information resources. And today, emotional intelligence is the number one flexible skill that employers want to see in employees.
Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage one's emotions. Gill Hasson, a professor, trainer, and flexible skills expert talks about how to develop emotional intelligence and become better communicators, more aware, and in control of one's own moods and feelings in her guidebook, Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook.
Improving EI affects not only professional communication and career but also the quality of life in general, the level of satisfaction with life, and one's well-being at home, at work, and in society.
Gill Hasson literally put the tips in your pocket. The author explains each basic emotion and offers an exercise that will help to cope with it. Theoretical material for understanding emotions is combined with practical blocks. So, each thesis is illustrated by an example; you immediately see how it's realized in life situations and what to do with it.
The book will be useful for anyone who wants to start a conscious attitude to their emotions, develop empathy and learn to apply these skills every day on an intuitive level.