Succeeding at your job (part 2)


Psychologist Dr. Daniel Coleman in his book emotional intelligence says that IQ amounts to only 20% of success. To keep your job and earn a promotion you need more than intelligence. Coleman suggests several things to help you succeed on the job.


Confident workers trust their God given abilities and where do you get this confidence from God. It is better to trust in God than to put confidence in man. Confidence in God gives you the assurance that you can do all things through God who strengthens you.



Get wisdom, curiosity is eagerness to know, learn and understand more. Curious workers are interested in what’s not obvious. Others presume that a solution doesn’t exist or is too difficult so they quit at the point at which they should be starting.

But when others are saying ‘its way beyond me’ the curious employee says ‘there’s an answer, there is a better way. We just need more understanding. Every boss wants curious workers.


Fear is a spirit, it’s an attitude that makes you pull back or freeze in place, or give up. That spirit needs to be dealt with. Don’t be afraid to take a risk and be ready to accept the responsibility of the outcome. No risk, no reward.

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