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015 What is Emotional Intelligence?

In this and the next 9 episodes we are looking closer into what emotional intelligence is and how it can improve your personal as well your professional life.

I am answering the 10 most common questions we are being asked about emotional intelligence and the questions we are answering today is:

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Before I answer today’s question, I want to share today’s quote which is from Plato and it goes like this.

 "All learning has an emotional base."

Plato

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage behaviour, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions that achieve positive results.

Emotional intelligence is the ability to express and control our own emotions and our ability to understand, interpret, and respond to the emotions of others. Imagine a world where you couldn't understand when a friend was feeling sad or when a co-worker was angry. 

 

Stay tuned to find out more...

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