Is there a time you tried to do something and failed? Is there a time you received negative feedback from your boss. How did that make you feel? Is there a conflict at work that made you feel frustrated?
Emotionally intelligent people are good at understanding and managing their emotions. They are also empathetic and good at handling others' emotions
Tell me about a hobby you like to do outside of work. Can you teach me about it?
Act as you don't understand what he's saying, and observe his reaction. Emotionally intelligent people remain patient and calm when faced with a communication challenge.
Can you tell me about a time you needed to ask for help on a project?
Emotionally intelligent people know and admit when they need help.