I really had poor eQ when I first became a General Manager. I was promoted for my functional skills rather than my leadership or people skills and I really struggled in my first years.
Looking back, the one tip I’d wished I’d received is about the importance of eQ in developing a great team, and a simple means of assessing your own eQ and those of the people around you.… Read more
Sorry, this is a bait and switch title…
Realistically, I don’t think something you are terrible at can become something you are world-class at. Such as a weakness (can’t write) becomes a strength (brilliant author) … but before you click away in search of better guidance, WAIT there’s more, I’d like to introduce you to the idea of reframing your weaknesses.… Read more
… and what your response should be.
Yes, i know its a question loved by many hiring managers, but what’s the real purpose of asking an aspiring job applicant a question like this?
Some commentators believe that asking such a question can be like digging through CVs trying to find any reason why not to hire you. But there are 5 key reasons why you are asked this question. … Read more