Emotional Intelligence

1914 Words Feb 24th, 2013 8 Pages
"Emotional Intelligence is a way of recognizing, understanding, and choosing how we think, feel, and act. It shapes our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves. It defines how and what we learn; it allows us to set priorities; it determines the majority of our daily actions. Research suggests it is responsible for as much as 80% of the "success" in our lives." The Effective leader requires a high degree of Emotional Intelligence. In this study, the various skills of Emotional Intelligence can be related with real situations. The various skills of Emotional Intelligence are Self awareness, self regulation, motivation, Empathy, social skill. People with high self-awareness are also able
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People with high self-awareness are also able to speak accurately and openly-although not necessarily effusively or confessionally-about their emotions and the impact they have on their work. Those people can also be recognized by their performance reviews and the self-confidence.

Self-regulation, which is like an ongoing inner conversation, is the component of emotional intelligence that frees us from being prisoners of our feelings. Self-regulation matters so much for leaders in such a way that people who are in control of their feelings and impulses are able to create an environment of trust and fairness. In such an environment, politics and infighting are sharply reduced and productivity is high
Self-regulation is important for competitive reasons. When a new program is announced, these people don’t panic; instead, they are able to suspend judgment, seek out information, and listen to the executives as they explain the new program. The signs of emotional self-regulation, therefore, are easy to see: a propensity for reflection and thoughtfulness; comfort with ambiguity and change; and integrity-an ability to say no to impulsive urges.
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