Author: Edythe Richards

Question Corner – How can INFJ’s and ENFP’s best work together?

In today’s Question Corner, Edythe Richards, Myers-Briggs Master Practitioner and founder of A Top Career answers the question: How can INFJ’s and ENFP’s best work together? She discusses the greatest strengths of ENFP and INFJs individually and how they can work best collectively. From the creativity and originality of the INFJ to the energy style of the ENFP- there’s lots to learn in this informative video...

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15 ways to show Emotional Intelligence in the first 15 seconds

Making a great first impression could be the difference between getting a job offer and turning someone off completely. Every time you meet someone, they’re judging you. Whether they consciously realize it or not, they make conclusions about your likeability, trustworthiness, competence and aggressiveness – all in the blink of an eye. No, it’s not fair, and yes, you do this too. The first 15 seconds of any new connection or experience are what shape that experience. In that first 15 seconds, we decide Do I like this person? Is this person credible? Do I want to continue connecting...

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Job Tips 2017- 8 Career Success Stories to Inspire Job Seekers

If your #1 goal in 2017 is to find a new job or make a career change, dreaming and wishing isn’t enough. Any successful job seeker will tell you its hard work and won’t happen overnight. Need some motivation? Here are 8 real career success stories to inspire you and other job seekers. 1.) From Teacher to Writer: Geoff’s Career Success Story For most, the process of locating a new job is as much an emotional experience as a financial one. Rejection is going to happen, and it’s very difficult not to take it personally. Geoff knows this all...

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EQ and EI – Emotional Intelligence Overview

Emotional Quotient (EQ) is estimated to account up to 45% of job success. Emotional Intelligence, otherwise known as EI or EQ, is a set of people skills that help you navigate relationships, interact with others, and manage your own emotions. It’s the ability to be attuned to the people around you— to consider their emotions, and your own, as you make decisions and navigate through the world. EQ is a behavioral choice Think about the formula for success at your job. As a spouse. As a parent. A baseball coach, community volunteer, or caregiver. What does it take to...

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5 Tips for Holiday Job Searching & Networking

1.) Find out who’s naughty and who’s nice. “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” (Jim Rohn). Whether or not you believe this, having positive people around you is empowering. Outside of the North Pole, however, we don’t get to choose to spend all our time in the company of 5 perfect, uplifting people. Choose those who reflect the person you want to be -those you admire, respect, and those who make your day brighter just by being in it- and nurture those relationships. 2.) Mix and mingle. Tis the season for...

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