Emotional Intelligence Decomposed (5 Blog Series)
The following series of blogs will help bring clarity to the term emotional intelligence (EO or EI). This clarity is in a form of decomposition.
Emotional intelligence is the ability to be aware of your emotions and the emotions of others and to use that awareness to inform your decisions and actions. It requires abilities in four components: self-understanding, self-regulation, social recognition, and social regulation. The emotionally intelligent individual is one who can identify both verbal and nonverbal cues in people and who can easily build rapport. This person is flexible, intuitive, and can manage their emotions for a positive outcome.
Tuesday’s decomposition: self-understanding
Wednesday’s decomposition: self-regulation
Thursday’s decomposition: social recognition
Friday’s decomposition: social regulation