emotional intelligence

Improving Empathy

Improving Empathy

Improving Empathy 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge… is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger…

read more
Why Empathy Is Important in the Workplace

Why Empathy Is Important in the Workplace

Why Empathy Is Important in the Workplace 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives. – Oprah Winfrey Conscious leadership involves skills that, until fairly recently, were not…

read more
Emotional Resilience

What Has 2020 Taught Us About Emotional Resilience?

What Has 2020 Taught Us About Emotional Resilience? 2560 1707 The Conscious Professional

“So the fact that I’m me and no one else is one of my greatest assets. Emotional hurt is the price a person has to pay in order to be independent.” – Haruki Murakami, ‘What I Talk About When I Talk…

read more
Am I Happy

Am I Happy?

Am I Happy? 2560 1855 The Conscious Professional

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” – Audrey Hepburn I think it is fair to say that the pursuit of happiness is something that unites us all. We…

read more

4 Soft Characteristics of Resilient Professionals

4 Soft Characteristics of Resilient Professionals 720 480 The Conscious Professional

1. Emotionally Intelligent Resilient professionals have an authentic relationship with their emotions. They do not let their emotions control their behaviour, they use appropriate means and language when expressing emotion. Above all, they are responsive rather than reactive. 2. Intuitive Resilient professionals trust…

read more