Around the world, in work, life and business, there is a need for excellence - becoming the best version of yourself.
This could mean staying focused on a task, being positive and down to earth, accountable, confident and finally - living ego-free.
When criticized, do you ignore, listen and learn, get angry or become defensive?
Do you get easily irritated when stressed?
Your level of emotional intelligence is vital in properly navigating the corporate sea of work. It can be applied to all areas of life but this series is focused on the workplace and handling yourself in business.
“EI refers to someone’s ability to perceive, understand and manage their own feelings and emotions” (Chignell, 2018).
Emotional Intelligence (EI) is also referred to as Emotional Quotient (EQ).
Examples of Emotional Intelligence at Work
People listening to each other in meetings
People expressing themselves openly and respectfully without fear of offending co-workers.
People meeting out of work time
Freedom to be creative is celebrated not reprimanded.
5 Ways to Become More Emotionally Intelligent
This 5 part series deconstructs each step and gives actionable ways to improve. By the end of this series, you will be properly equipped at understanding, interpreting, and acting appropriately upon your emotions and those of others. You will deal effectively with emotional, social situations and conflicts, expressing your feelings without hurting others.
See you in Part ONE (1).