How to Be Emotionally Intelligent
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Knowledge, smarts and vision are characteristic of a great leader. Add to these the ability to identify and monitor emotions (your own and others) and to manage relationships.
Qualities associated with such emotional intelligence distinguish the best leaders in the corporate world.
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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.
There is no correlation between IQ and EQ scores.
IQ has no connection with how people understand and deal with their emotions and the emotions of others (EQ).
You simply can’t predict emotional intelligence based on how smart someone is.
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Empathy means seeing things through someone else's eyes. It is an essential component that keeps relationships running smoothly. It allows us to create bonds of trust, gives insights into anoth...
There are many studies that link empathy to business results. Empathy is correlated with increased sales, performance of the best managers of product development teams, and with enhanced performance in a diverse workforce.
It is predicted that those with a strong right-brain (interpersonal) qualities will have the upperhand in the Conceptual Age.
Dr. Daniel Goleman gives three reasons why empathy is so important:
Leaders with empathy do more than sympathize with people - they use their knowledge to improve their companies in skillful and subtle ways.
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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 easily.
Emotionally intelligent people tend to use more specific words that can help communicate deficiencies, and then they immediately work to address them.
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One of the defining features of emotional intelligence is the ability to comprehend the effects of your feelings.
This is crucial for making sound, objective decisions whe...
Emotional intelligence makes it easier to anticipate and respond to others' sentiments.
Bad news from work can shock or dismay your employees, while good news may make them unreasonably optimistic. Emotional intelligence means you can tell ahead of time how others will react and develop a strategy to keep them grounded.
Those with emotional intelligence have an easier time assessing the emotional and psychological state of their employees.
This makes it easier to determine if someone is suffering from: anxiey, depression, grief, trauma or eating disorders. By recognizing these states, you can provide them with the support and professional resources they need to recover.
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EI means the mastery of emotional competencies.
That includes self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.
It is the ability to manage our own emotions and react to the emotions of others.
People who exhibit emotional intelligence have the less obvious skills necessary to get ahead in life,...
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It's the ability to accurately perceive your own and others’ emotions, to understand the signals that emotions send about relationships, and to manage your own and others’ emot...
Compassion is what we focus on for emotional intelligence.
There was a man riding on a horse. When a man walking on the road asks him where he is going, the rider replies, “Why are you asking me? You should ask the horse.”
The ability to monitor one's own and others' feelings and emotions to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one's thinking and actions. -Salovey and Mayer (1990)
It manifests itself in the kind of statements we make about ourselves, in relation to our emotional skills and success.
Qualities such as confidence, awareness and optimism, come under the umbrella of emotional intelligence.
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