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Emotional Intelligence

Published: Apr 24th, 2021 06:30 pmBy Binu Kurien

EMOTIONAL intelligence 

Emotional intelligence is a person’s ability to understand their own emotions, the emotions of others, and to act appropriately using these emotions.  Emotional intelligence never stops growing.

 What is Emotional Intelligence?

  Self-awareness

  Managing Emotions. 

  Motivation 

  Empathy. 

  Handling relationships 

Because we are always evolving as people, EQ is something that must be nurtured.

How to Increase Your EQ?

  Conduct a “personal inventory.”

  Analyze the setting & identify skills needed.

  Enlist trusted friends.

  Focus on a few competencies.

  Practice, practice, practice.

  Be observant and reflective. v

  Don’t expect immediate results. v] Learn from your mistakes.

  Acknowledge your successes

Top 9 Suggestions for developing Your EI

  Become emotionally literate. Label your feelings, rather than labeling people or situations

  Distinguish between thoughts and feeling

  Don’t advise, command, control, criticize, judge or lecture to others.

  Take more responsibility for your feelings. Use your feelings to help make decisions.

  Use feelings to set and achieve goals.  Feel energized, not angry.  Use feelings to help show respect for others.  

  Validate other people’s feelings, avoid people who invalidate you.

90% of the success of outstanding leaders is attributable to emotional intelligence (EQ), which is twice as important than intellectual intelligence (IQ)

Emotional Intelligence is, therefore an ability to: v Understand the need and feelings of oneself and other people  Manage one’s own feelings.  Respond in an appropriate way

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