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I recently heard a story about a young job applicant who made all sorts of demands on his potential employer. He asked about the training he would receive, the quality of the work he would get and the other employee benefits he would be awarded. As a person at entry level, with limited qualifications and no experience, his demands were viewed as somewhat arrogant and misplaced. Unfortunately, this did not win him any friends in the management team, and he seemed oblivious to his effect.
Burnout is not something you want to go through. Those who do though, may have been able to prevent the experience if they heeded some warning signs. The nub of the solution, is recognising the signs in yourself early. But how, if you are going through a rough time?
Emotional intelligence – as the name suggests, is about understanding our emotional state and being able to manage it. The first step is to recognise and name your emotions. Sounds easy, but sometimes the underlying emotion can be masked. Here are some tips to help you identify your emotional state.