If you spend your weekdays counting down the minutes until you get to the weekend — you’re not alone. Only
13 percent of people feel a sense of passion or a deep connection to
their work, while 63 percent are unhappy — or disengaged, according to
an October report by Gallup. It’s possible, however, to use the skills
you’ve already got and apply them to a new career.
If you are getting called for lots of job interviews, but those interviews don't lead to any job offers, something has to change. Your cover letter or resume is likely not the issue because you are
impressing hiring managers enough to get past the first screening, so it
may be time to focus on your interview skills.
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?