Personal power is a core leadership competency that everyone needs to
develop before they can lead others. It has to do with being able to
lead yourself. We can help harness and learn to use our personal power by understanding and working on our Emotional Intelligence (EI) skills.
It's easy to fall into the trap of working all the time, to the
extent of forgetting that your body and mind need some rest, too. Why work harder when you can achieve the same results by working smarter?
States are still paying out millions in unemployment insurance benefits
as the national jobless rate remains stubbornly high at 6.7 percent, and
as high as 8.7 percent in the states. So states are getting personal by
offering one-on-one or group counseling and training to help people
with the actual mechanics of the modern day job search.
Earlier this year, sibling entrepreneurs John and Cris Carter --owners
of Carter Brothers, LLC., in Atlanta, completed the acquisition of an
electrical company that made the brothers the minority owners of one of
the largest electrical services companies in the region.