Emotional Intelligence

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Networking

'How Can I Build Emotional Intelligence?' Try These 7 Essential Techniques

Put these techniques to work, and make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is your ability to identify emotions (in both themselves and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>Put more …

Emotions

5 Ways to Support Social-Emotional Learning in the 21st Century Classroom

« A Summer of Global Learning | Main<p><i>Editor's Note: A</i> <i>new meta-analysis of social-emotional learning (SEL) in the journal "Child Development", shows</i> …

Emotions

The TechCrunch Podcast: Silicon Valley’s low emotional EQ and, no, not Zuck for president

Om Malik, the venerable entrepreneur, writer and now investor, joined TechCrunch editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino for our second episode of The TechCrunch Podcast.<p>In 2006, Malik turned his personal tech blog GigaOm into a business to track the tech industry. In that time he watched the industry …

Silicon Valley

Please Stop Saying These Ridiculous Phrases

At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed …

Emotions

This CEO Tests Interviewees With an Especially Honest Form of Emotional Intelligence

Would you find this acceptable? Is it clever?<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Every CEO has his or her way.<p>Some people respond to that way. And some think it's the way of the Beelzebub family.<p>Please decide what you think of what …

Leadership

Why Emotional Intelligence is Far More Valuable Than Artificial Intelligence

Marketers should avoid the chatbot trend and focus on what really matters.<p>Texting and chatting have become so ingrained in our daily lives that, these days, most people get genuinely upset when they receive phone calls. The convenience of mobile communication has made us greedy about our time, and …

Customer Service

10 Skills That Prove You'll Be An Excellent Cloud Product Manager

• Indeed has 1,671 Cloud Product Manager jobs open today, and the median salary is $103,224. 376 of the 1,671 open positions pay $130K+.<br>• Glassdoor has 9,614 Cloud Product Manager and related jobs as of today and 2,217 are with companies who have a 4 star or higher rating.<br>• Based on a recent Ingram Cloud …

Product Management

The average American has only one close friend — here's how we got to this point

About a month ago, a group of about 20 men — all fathers in their 30s and 40s — gathered at a home in Oakland, California to talk fatherhood.<p>Alarmingly, when asked how many of them had "real friends" — the kind of confidantes with whom they could talk honestly and vulnerably about life on a regular …

Psychology

5 essential people skills everyone should know

Have you heard? PQ is the new IQ.<p>Interpersonal intelligence is one of the most overlooked, underutilized skill sets. In school, as we form our careers or level-up our professional life we often think about technical skills. We forget about soft skills. I believe people skills should not be optional.<p>…

People Skills

What the Dalai Lama Taught Daniel Goleman About Emotional Intelligence

Two decades before Daniel Goleman first wrote about emotional intelligence in the pages of HBR, he met his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Amherst …

Emotions

How Technology Lowers Emotional Intelligence in Kids

I am defining technology is any external mechanism that disrupts your kid’s ability to be present with his or her thoughts and feelings, and attuned …

Emotions

6 Qualities of Extremely Likable People, According to Science

Are you interested in others? This would be a good start.<p>There are so many factors to consider when it comes to being a person that will attract others to you. Perhaps showcasing your emotional intelligence and keeping your cool under pressure is a feature of your likability.<p>If you're looking to …

Emotions

How Emotional Intelligence Can Improve Your Productivity

In business, you need to recognize where those "hot" emotions are coming from, bring them under control and proceed as calmly as possible.<p>We typically think of intelligence in terms of knowledge or cognitive reasoning ability, but there’s another kind of intelligence that’s just as important -- if …

Emotions

9 Socially Awkward Phrases You Should Avoid at All Costs

What do emotionally intelligent people avoid mentioning in casual conversation? Here are the worst offenders.<p>We’ve all said things that people …

Emotions

Teaching Emotional Intelligence To Kids Can Help Them Succeed: Study

Could it be time for schools to implement programs teaching emotional intelligence in order to boost child development?According to research …

Emotions

8 Essential Emotional Skills for Every Adult

Source: PKpix/Shutterstock<p>What does it mean to be grown up, adult, or “mature”? We’re not talking about holding down a job (though that certainly …

Self-improvement

Emotionally Intelligent People Have Two Important Skills That Set Them Apart

"<p><i>How can I increase my emotional intelligence? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nicole Gravagna, Neuroscientist, author of MindSET Your Manners:</b><p>Learning to use emotional …

Emotions

9 Signs Your Workplace is Emotionally Unintelligent (and What to Do About It)

Research shows many fleeing corporate America are driven to do so by increasingly low emotional intelligence in the workplace. And who's taking flight will surprise you (not).<p>Here's a troubling trend.<p>Other than fidget spinners I mean.<p>Research among those recently leaving corporate life indicates a …

Leadership

Teaching children emotional intelligence could help their mental health longterm

Teaching children emotional intelligence at school could help improve their mental health, as well as their social skills and their ability to …

Emotions

How Emotional Intelligence Influences Your Hurly-Burly Journey Towards Entrepreneurship

What is truly remarkable about our species <i>homo sapiens</i> is that we are constantly evolving. Not just in our physical but also our mental selves. Take …

Emotions

Programs that teach emotional intelligence in schools have lasting impact

Social and emotional learning programs for youth not only immediately improve mental health, social skills, and learning outcomes but also continue …

Emotions

7 Ways to Sincerely Encourage Your Employees

Help them. Coach them. Thank them.<p>Encouragement is not praise. Done well, encouragement can lead to success for an employee -- at which time praise is appropriate. You see, encouragement is the act of providing positive feedback that focuses specifically on effort and/or improvement, rather than …

Leadership

4 Surprising Things That Are More Important Than a High IQ Score

It's time to stop worrying about being the smartest person in the room.<p>Going through school, we're told that good grades and stellar test scores are important. Those at the top of the class are thought to be the smartest, the ones most primed for success in the real world. That thinking, however, …

Emotions

How Jeff Bezos and Ursula Burns Build Success With Emotional Intelligence

Some of the most admired people in the world have gotten to where they are due to their emotional intelligence.<p>Are you ready to go places in your career?<p>Well, if there was a skill that you could hone that could help earn $30k more per year, wouldn't you set out to work on it right now? It turns out …

Emotions

Calm under pressure? Run your business the mindful way

Mindfulness could help make you more resilient, regulate stress and increase emotional intelligence. Here are some practical tips for introducing it in the workplace<p>If recent events in politics have confirmed anything, it is that we live in unpredictable times where old assumptions no longer hold …

Mindfulness

Why You Need More 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 those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Emotions

The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence And Parenting | International Business Times

Parents and teens are often at odds, but a new study says that those who are emotionally in sync with each other are also synced up mentally. …

Emotions

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.”<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more …

Happiness

The reason you're so tired after work has hardly anything to do with your actual job

<i>"My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win … channel your energy. Focus."</i> <i><br>— Carl Lewis (Track and Field Gold Medalist)</i><p>Why are we always exhausted at the end of a workday? Why do we come …

Emotions