Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

emotional-intelligenceWhat is emotional intelligence(EQ)? According to Wikipedia, it is the ability to recognize one’s own and other people’s emotions and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior. According to Time, who concluded in a research study that most star performers in a working environment have high levels of emotional intelligence which makes them standout among the pack. 

These people tend to be more productive in their work, make better decisions and manage behaviors that yield positive outcomes.

How do you know if a person has high emotional intelligence? Here are some signs:

  • People who know their strengths and weaknesses and can take advantage of it to succeed. They tend to focus on their strengths while at the same time, build up their weaknesses.
  • Highly emotional intellectual people tend to easily adapt and embrace to change.
  • People with high EQ understand their feelings very well and know how to manage their behavior to use emotions to their advantage.

Follow Time’s article for more information on why emotional intelligence is huge driver of success in one’s life at http://time.com/3838524/emotional-intelligence-signs.

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