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9 emotional traps successful people avoid

We’ve often heard stories or seen portrayals of successful people completely losing it, a seeming luxury of making it to the top, but testing of more than a million people by TalentSmart showed that, in fact, top performers are people who  have their act together, emotionally speaking.

While we’re not all born with high emotion intelligence, it is possible to up our I.Q.s by taking a closer look at the emotional pitfalls successful people avoid to get the results they want.

They Won’t Let Anyone Limit Their Joy

When your sense of pleasure and satisfaction are derived from comparing yourself to others, you are no longer the master of your own happiness. When emotionally intelligent people feel good about something that they’ve done, they won’t let anyone’s opinions or accomplishments take that away from them…

They Won’t Forget

Emotionally intelligent people are quick to forgive, but that doesn’t mean that they forget. Forgiveness requires letting go of what’s happened so that you can move on. It doesn’t mean you’ll give a wrongdoer another chance. Emotionally intelligent people are unwilling to be bogged down unnecessarily by others’ mistakes, so they let them go quickly and are assertive in protecting themselves from future harm.

Full story at LinkedIn.

Mastering the psychology of success.

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