Sunday, April 22, 2012
This week in MarketWatch: emotional intelligence at work, what NOT to do at work all day, and the verbal tic of doom.
Emotional intelligence is the bedrock of civil discourse throughout society. Given that most people spend upwards of 40 hours a week at work, imbuing the workplace and corporate culture with civility would unquestionably have a ripple effect on our larger society. Corporate leaders therefore have a responsibility to use their influence to contribute to a civil society.
There may be a hidden danger in that cushy office job: the more you sit, the more likely you are to die in the next three years.
On the bright side, you may not get that cushy job if you happen to have this common vocal habit: