Executive Resume Writing: A Journey to Self-Awareness

Posted on September 22, 2016 by BlueSteps Career Services

Self-awareness or the broader trait of emotional intelligence doesn’t come naturally to many people, yet it’s highly valued in leaders. Interestingly, those that are highly self-aware are also naturally reflective individuals who can offer valuable insights into their career and successes (or failures). They also happen to produce very compelling resumes.

Few would deny that self-awareness is critical in optimizing our performance—whether we’re trying to ride a bike or coach a large team to overturn a period of stagnation in business. Endless literature backs up the benefits of pausing, meditating, reflecting, prioritizing, and in general improving our self-awareness. In fact, it is at the heart of everything from executive coaching to mindfulness retreats to your run-of-the-mill self-help books.

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