What is the Meaning of Emotional Intelligence?
Key to being Emotionally Intelligent is having:-
- self-awareness and knowing self
- control of feelings and actions,
- recognizing feelings and actions of others
- have empathy
- motivate others.
- We all have emotions , and have a level of Emotional Intelligence, but we can improve that level by expanding our palette of emotions and realizing the impact we have on ourselves and others.
This chart shows the core elements of Emotional Intelligence:
There is no need to excel in all aspects of Emotional Intelligence but we can learn to use what we have and boost areas of less strength. This leads to more effective communication, and better relationships.
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