Understanding Emotional Intelligence: 10 ways to know whether you are emotionally intelligent. - Deepstash
What Is Emotional intelligence?

This is also known as EQ. It is less popular than “fluid or crystallized” intelligence or IQ, which is estimated to determine roughly 20 percent of a person’s success in life.

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Understanding Emotional Intelligence: 10 ways to know whether you are emotionally intelligent.

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2. You Don’t Feel The Need To Always Be Right.

Someone who is emotionally intelligent knows that he/she is not a knower of all. These people don’t feel the need to over substantiate their points in an argument. They are careful listeners, and t...

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3. You Understand Consent.

To be emotionally intelligent means being skilled at taking no for an answer. They know that not everyone may agree with the way they think the universe should work; they sleep well at night knowin...

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4. You Are Not Easily Swayed By Words.

The words of others don’t easily sway emotionally intelligent people. They carefully weigh uncommon knowledge against their standards of reasoning before giving it a chance to influence them. Adver...

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5. You Are Unhurried To Anger

If Esther was emotionally intelligent, she wouldn’t have slammed her phone on the floor immediately after she found out Cynthia had more Instagram followers than she does.

Now, Cynthia not on...

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6. You Can Postpone Gratification.

In responding to others in real-life situations, only few people have the patience to suppress the fury of their emotions. Postponing gratification prevents you from picking fights with unpleasant ...

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7. You Are A Realistic Goal-setter.

When you have a goal and you don’t plan for it; it’s merely a wish. Emotionally intelligent people are more likely to have the coordination to plan critically for the future, despite spur-of-the-mo...

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8. You Know When And How To Apologize.

Emotionally sound people know when they’ve made a blunder, and they sincerely apologize for it. However, many people lack this simple skill in today’s world.

Parents have too much of an ego t...

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9. You Have Empathy

“Who you speak so loudly I can’t hear what you’re saying,” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.

An emotionally intelligent person is very sensitive to social cues. They can easily notice strange behavior i...

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10. You Are Assertive Without Being Disrespectful.

One key sign of an emotionally intelligent person is that he/she has great self-respect. They can stand up for themselves if someone treats them against their will. Emotionally intelligent people a...

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1. You Consider Alternatives Before Taking Major Steps.

Emotionally intelligent people are the contrary. They are skilled in selecting alternatives based on their principles. Also, if they make wrong choices, as everyone does at some point, they dare to...

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