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The Smart New Way to Get Hired by Lisa Kappesser

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CHAPTER 4

Self-Management: Find Focusand Maintain Motivation

If you have self-awareness, but you do not use it to guide you, you are not putting your EQ to use. You need to develop self-management skills in addition to your self-awareness skills in order for others to see you as emotionally intelligent. Self-management is putting your self-awareness into action to affect the situation and other people.

This process involves the following four skills:

  • Emotional self-control
  • Adaptability
  • Stress management
  • Motivation

In this chapter, you will learn how to manage yourself more effectively by building these skills and applying them in your job search. ...

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