Entries by Marina Riedi

Interpersonal Relationships is fitness training for your Emotional Intelligence

Interpersonal Relationships refers to the skill of developing and maintaining mutually satisfying relationships that are characterized by the ability to both “give” and “take” in relationships, and where trust and compassion are openly expressed in words or by behavior. Why are relationships important in our life? Dalai Lama said: “We humans are social beings. We come […]

Independence

“A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.”      Chinese Proverb   Independence  is the ability to be self directed and free from emotional dependency on others. People who demonstrate a healthy level of independence are usually willing and able to choose their own course of action. They are […]

Assertiveness – are you a good lawyer for yourself?

  Are you a good lawyer for yourself? Can you articulate your opinions, your emotions, and your needs while demonstrating respect to other people? If yes, you possess a great skill – Assertiveness. Assertiveness 
involves communicating feelings, beliefs, and thoughts openly, and defending personal rights and values in a socially acceptable, non-offensive, and non-destructive manner. […]

Self-actualization – putting your strengths to good use

   Self-actualization can be summed up in three words: pursuit of meaning. Self-actualized people put their strengths to    good use, personally and professionally. They are committed to the ongoing development of their talents and abilities. In the business world, this means finding purpose and enjoyment in your job and performing to your fullest potential. […]