Emotional Intelligence: Emotional Intelligence

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What is Emotional Intelligence: Emotional Intelligence, or EI, is defined as the ability or capacity to perceive, assess, and manage the emotions of one's self, and of others.� Arriving at the Emotional Quotient is the standard means of measuring the Emotional Intelligence of an individual. | The importance of EQ in the workplace: In recent times behavioral scientists around the world have arrived at the conclusion that IQ alone is not the primary factor that leads to better performing managers and workers. The role of EQ in determining the performance of individual�s at the workplace is now widely recognized and well understood. People with more emotional intelligence have been found to be better leaders and workers, bettering their …show more content…

You know how to deal with emotions so they work for you and not against you. | | 2 . Intrapersonal EQ: This component of EQ pertains to self-awareness and self-expression. Your Intrapersonal EQ score is 84 out of 100, which is considered �Good �. The factors that contribute towards intrapersonal EQ are:

Self-Regard:� It is the ability to accurately perceive, understand and accept oneself.
Emotional Self-Awareness: It is the ability to be aware of and understand one�s emotions.
Assertiveness:� It is the ability to effectively and constructively express one�s emotions and oneself.
Independence: It is the ability to be self-reliant and free of emotional dependency on others.
Self-Actualization:�It is the ability to set personal goals and the drive to achieve them in order to actualize one�s potential.

You have high intrapersonal capacity, which means that you are emotionally self-reliant. You know how you feel and you also know how to express your feelings. You are strong and confident in conveying your opinions and beliefs. You are independent in your thinking and make all the important decisions of your life on your own. You feel positive about what you are doing in life. You are largely able to achieve what you want to achieve and you derive a great deal of enjoyment from whatever you do. | | 3 . Interpersonal: This component of EQ pertains to social awareness, skills and interaction. Your Interpersonal EQ score


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