Success Discoveries for Emotional Intelligence™

Success Discoveries for Emotional Intelligence™: Building Great Relationships Using Emotional Intelligence

Success Discoveries for Emotional Intelligence and Behavioral Intelligence Self-Directed Packages

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the ability to sense, understand and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions to facilitate high levels of collaboration and productivity. It is the foundational competency every leader needs to grow. Emotional intelligence, in essence, is the ability to effectively manage the process shown below.

The basic process is physiological in nature and there is no sense in trying to control it. However, managing the process effectively brings an exponential competitive advantage to both individuals and organizations. Managing the process with EQ is the foundational competency that drives performance metrics, independent of IQ and technical skills.

Emotions precede actions – when one is happy, one smiles. It is not the other way around - one does not smile and become happy. Therefore, focus on improving actions, as well-intentioned as it may be, can be all for naught if not coupled with a focus on improving EQ – because it is emotional intelligence that drives our actions. Instead, to deal with change effectively and become more adaptable, people need to develop their emotional intelligence (EQ) to grow their potential.

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