How to Be Emotionally Intelligent
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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