Emotional Intelligence is a way of recognizing, understanding and choosing how we think, feel and act, shaping our understanding of ourselves and our interactions with others.
Emotional Intelligence (EIQ-2) is designed to highlight and examine one’s self-perception of their current EIQ and the effect it has on interactions with others. By understanding our own emotions and how to manage them effectively, we can improve our decision-making, leadership skill, and effectiveness as individuals, as well as accurately reading the emotions in others and engaging in mutually beneficial interactions in a healthy way. With increased understanding of the impact of our emotions, we can be more intentional with our expression to do what works.
Emotional intelligence focuses on self and relationships. Intrapersonal awareness and management deal with recognizing, acknowledging and working with emotions. Interpersonal relationships deal with empathy, connection and social skills. These are known as soft skills but tend to be more meaningful in performance.
Research indicates that emotional intelligence can be learned and be measurable differences directly associated with professional and personal success. Furthermore, it may be responsible for up to 80% of the success we experience in life. This assessment serves to:
• Heighten awareness of the various areas of emotional intelligence
• Indicate relative strengths and weaknesses
• Provide a framework for personal and professional improvement
Organizations who use the EIQ-2 concept increase effective communication, internal job satisfaction, productive teams and more harmony in the workplace. Personal relationships are enhanced. Building rapport becomes easier. Interactions at work, home or play are more positive. People have less stress and even better physical and mental health.
Emotional intelligence recognizes feelings and responds in an appropriate, focused way. These abilities heighten personal performance, empower relationships, and direct teamwork in a more results-oriented manner. Some schools of thought suggest that EIQ is not necessary or welcome in the workplace and perceive it as a soft-skill that doesn’t impact productivity and effectiveness. However, some of the areas effected by Emotional Intelligence include:
Teamwork Overall Effectiveness
The work benefits are numerous. There are both increases and decreases that positively impact performance when EIQ is strong.
What is Emotional Intelligence ?
Emotional Intelligence (EIQ) Inventory Emotional intelligence is the ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions to promote emotional and intellectual growth (Mayer & Salovey, 1997).
How does it work?
Emotional Intelligence is a way of recognizing, understanding, and choosing how we think, feel, and act.
• It shapes our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves
• It defines how and what we learn
• It allows us to set priorities
EQ is based on an internal loop. It begins with awareness of emotions and temperament. It continues through understanding and moves towards discipline and management. After the initial personal cycle, it connects to the emotions of others.