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Emotional Intelligence Matters

Emotional Intelligence Matters

EQ is not only the ability to identify and manage your own emotions, but it’s also the ability to recognize the emotions of others.

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Centering on verbal and non-verbal cues can give you invaluable insight into the feelings of your colleagues or clients. 

Practice focusing on others and walking in their shoes, even if just for a moment. Empathetic statements do not excuse unacceptable behavior, but they help remind...

Emotionally intelligent people tend to use more specific words that can help communicate deficiencies, and then they immediately work to address them. 

How you react to challenges either sets you up for success or puts you on the track to full-on meltdown mode. 

To help you bounce back from adversity, practice optimism instead of complaining. What can you learn from this situation? Ask constructive questions to see what you can take...

Take stock of what stresses you out, and be proactive to have less of it in your life. 

If you know that checking your work email before bed will send you into a tailspin, leave it for the morning. 

When you’re able to manage and reduce your negative emotions, you’re less likely to get overwhelmed. 

If someone is upsetting you, don’t jump to conclusions. Instead, allow yourself to look at the situation in a variety of ways. Try to look at things objectively so you don’t get riled up as...

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Use assertive communication

Assertive communication allows us to take responsibility for ourselves and our actions without judging or blaming other people.

Emotionally intelligent people know how to communicate their opinions and needs in a direct way while still respecting others.

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Is the measure of an individual’s abilities to recognise and manage their emotions, and the emotions of other people, both individually and in groups.

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People with high emotional intelligence (EQ) are generally found to have more success in life.

Being better at handling and gauging emotions and forming relationships is a formidable trait in this world of Artificiality and automation. EQ helps in people moving up the corporate ladde...

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