Emotional Intelligence

14 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do In Times Of High Stress

You know the feeling: Everything seems to be falling apart and people are looking to you for answers, but you’re one question away from blowing up in front of everyone.<p>Everyone has stressful days in and out of the office, and it’s natural to have a negative emotional response in these situations. …

Psychology

What Everyone Is Getting Totally Wrong About Emotional Intelligence

EQ is not defined properly. If you go back to 1996, you can rediscover what it really means.<p>The more I read about EQ (or Emotional Intelligence) the more I wonder if people are defining it properly. For years, I've heard that EQ is about an ability to read people--to pick up on body language, to …

Psychology

IQ versus EQ: Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

As business professionals, we pride ourselves on our technical skills, industry expertise, and innovation. These hard skills are what make our resumes stand out, but ultimately they’re only one part of the equation. According to Harvard Business Review, emotional intelligence (EQ) is "the key …

Emotions

Why the Emotionally Intelligent May Earn More Money

When psychologists first proposed the concept of emotional intelligence and its related measure, EQ, they claimed that this is the type of …

Emotions

How Technology Lowers Emotional Intelligence in Kids

In Three Mistakes Parents Make with Technology, I advised parents to create family guidelines for technology in their homes. Now, we’ll examine the …

Emotions

Personality Traits, Emotional Intelligence and Collaboration

Dr. Travis Bradberry recently published an article titled Why You Need Emotional Intelligence (link is external), in which he explained that …

Emotions

Is It Best to Be Emotionally Intelligent or Mentally Strong?

Almost every week, I get a question from someone asking me about the difference between emotional intelligence and mental strength. It’s a great …

Emotions

Emotional Intelligence for People Managers

If you want you want to lead a team, a department, or a company successfully, it’s not enough to be qualified on a technical level. You need to be …

Emotions

Are Not Emotions Persons? Why we need Emotional Intelligence to prevent burnout

​”The only question left to be settled now is: Are women persons? And I hardly believe any of our opponents will have the hardihood to say they are …

Emotions

Creativity Goes With Emotional Intelligence

Way back when I was a wee graduate student at the University of New Hampshire, I was working with Jack Mayer on developing one of the first …

Emotions

10 Reasons Why Teams Need Emotional Intelligence

Teamwork is very popular and a necessity in organizations, but it is an unnatural act that takes a strategy, discipline and practice. Most …

Emotions

Change Your Life by Building Your Emotional Intelligence: A Guide For Men

For a lot of men, it can be hard to recognize emotions that don’t fit with our self-image. So instead, we mask those feelings, calling them something …

Emotions

The future of AI will be female

AI is probably coming for your job. But there may be a way to future-proof your career.<p>“Humans are going to find meaningful work if they can do the things that machines can’t do well,” says Ed Hess, a professor of business administration at University of Virginia. “And that’s higher-order …

Big Ideas

How Reading with Your Children Can Help Them Develop a ‘Yes Brain’

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.”<br>—Louisa May Alcott, <i>Little Women</i><p>Our new book <i>The Yes Brain</i> opens with the above quote …

Books

New 'emotional' robots aim to read human feelings

The robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis. It can read body language to gauge its opponent's ability, and offer …

Robots

Why Your Boss Lacks Emotional Intelligence

Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon—and a cliché—in American society. Hollywood would have us …

Emotions

10 Command of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to …

Emotions

What is Emotional Self Awareness?

Emotional Intelligence remains a key ingredient in the development of corporate leaders. In this series, best-selling author and Korn Ferry columnist …

Emotions

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

Emotions

WHY !!! Emotional Intelligence Needs a Rewrite

You’ve probably met people who are experts at mastering their emotions and understanding the emotions of others. When all hell breaks loose, somehow …

Emotions

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotions

Sarah Silverman's Compassionate Response to Hateful Tweet is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

With a brief Twitter exchange, Sarah Silverman showed how to respond to anger with humility and compassion, and how to help somoene in genuine need.<p>Imagine you send out a fairly innocuous tweet, and moments later a person you don't know responds with one word: "C---."<p>What would you do? Would you …

Sarah Silverman

11 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Overcome Uncertainty

<i>Originally published by Dr. Travis Bradberry on</i> <i>Talentsmart.com</i><p>Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true …

Self-improvement

How to understand and cultivate real self-awareness

Posted at 07:24h in Uncategorized by Dr Happy<p>To be happy, one needs to know oneself – the good and the bad.<p>Happiness, therefore, requires knowledge …

Emotions

5 Habits That Let Emotionally Intelligent People Adapt To Anything

The ability to stay flexible and open-minded in uncertain times isn’t just a personality thing. It also depends on what you do.<p>Adaptability has always mattered in the workplace, but with automation on the march and many industries experiencing major upheavals, it may be a more crucial skill now …

Leadership

Robert Reich: Trump May Be Dumb, But He Has Plenty of Emotional Intelligence

<i>This article first appeared on RobertReich.org.</i><p>For more than a year now, I’ve been hearing from people in the inner circles of official Washington – …

Emotions

People Can't Stop Talking About How Sarah Silverman Handled a Twitter Troll. (It's a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence)

The right thing to do was the much harder one. But she did it.<p>If you're active and opinionated on social media, especially Twitter, you're going to be attacked at some point.<p>So what should you do when that happens? Should you attack back? Ignore it all?<p>Comedian Sarah Silverman did something …

Sarah Silverman

Fact Check: Are Your People Skills As Good As You Think?

You may think of yourself as a “people person,” because you get pretty good vibes from those with whom you interact. Or at least you think you do. …

Psychology

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

Leadership

With a Single Tweet, Elon Musk Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

In a few short sentences, Musk shows how to reach customers effectively: by touching their emotions.<p>Love him or hate him, you've got to give Tesla CEO Elon Musk credit for one thing: The man knows how to use social media.<p>Consider the tweet he sent out on December 26:<p>Wanted again to send a note of …

Emotions