Other research suggests that, after three weeks, 60-hour workweeks become less productive.Jain posted a list of some of the handiest shortcuts in her Quora answer."Sometimes your body language tells people everything they need to know before you ever open your mouth," writes Dean Bokhari.
No one gets a handbook upon turning 18, complete with all the rules they'll need to memorize and competencies they'll need to acquire.
Somehow you're just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out, and you shouldn't wear a fuzzy orange sweater to a job interview.
That skill is especially important to develop during young adulthood, once you're off the college campus, where it's generally easy to forge close friends.
One way to make friends as a grown-up is to trade confidences.
You can also read other people's body language to help figure out what they're thinking and feeling.
For example, if they mirror your body language, the conversation is probably going well.
"An amazing skill (which you can learn through practice) is to set aside your emotional response in the moment and focus on the information presented to you.
Some of it will be valid and some of it invalid but let your brain decide that, not your ego." Depending on what kind of feedback you're receiving, there are different strategies for responding with a cool head.
For example, don't break eye contact with your conversation partner, even after they've finished speaking.