Career & Coaching : When You Should Quit Your Job Without Having Another One Lined Up

2 Situations :

1/When you believe something illegal or unethical is going on at work and you are concerned it will reflect badly on you

2/ When your current job is negatively affecting your health and your life outside of work


What To do :

1. Make a plan for how you are going to resign & Put it on your calendar.

2. Find 3 good references for your work. (Boss, colleague, direct report, or client)

3. Write a short resignation letter. It should include a compliment for your current employer and a credible new direction.

4. Follow through. The day after you resign is the first day of the rest of your career.


Full Article Harvard Business Review

Coaching, Life & Career : Why EI Matters.

Only 7% of communication is based on the actual words we say. As for the rest, 38% comes from tone of voice and the remaining 55% comes from body language.

1. Crossed arms and legs signal resistance to your ideas.

2. Real smiles crinkle the eyes. When it comes to smiling, the mouth can lie but the eyes can’t.

3. Copying your body language is a good thing. Have you ever been in a meeting with someone and noticed that every time you cross or uncross your legs, they do the same?

4. Posture tells the story. Have you ever seen a person walk into a room, and immediately, you have known that they were the one in charge? That effect is largely about body language

5. Eyes that lie. Most of us probably grew up hearing, “Look me in the eye when you talk to me!”

6. Raised eyebrows signal discomfort.

Full Article Forbes



ESSEC Business School

“Pour les organisations et les managers, cela souligne clairement la nécessité d’analyser la façon dont ils implémentent les changements au travers de leur main-d’œuvre ainsi que les facteurs de motivation qui orientent les employés du « devoir » au « vouloir ». Afin de favoriser la proactivité sans augmenter le niveau de stress, il faut donc favoriser une motivation autonome élevée grâce à une bonne conception du travail et à l’établissement d’objectifs qui font sens pour les employés : les compétences, l’impact et le choix des employés.”



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