Join Britt Andreatta for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting to know yourself, part of Leading with Emotional Intelligence.
At the core of emotional intelligence, is knowing yourself.…Everything else flows from there, so it should be your first focus.…As you know, humans are complex beings, so getting to know…yourself involves exploring a wide range…of your qualities, skills, and characteristics.…You already have a good sense of some aspects of yourself,…and there are probably some things that you have not yet investigated.…Let's look as some of the main areas you should explore.…I've included activities…in the exercise files for you to do some self-assessment.…The obvious first place to start is your emotions.…
A key aspect of EQ is knowing your emotions,…allowing yourself to feel them, and expressing them appropriately.…We'll cover this in the next video.…A second key area is knowing your values.…Your values are the attitudes, beliefs, opinions…and experiences that govern how you behave.…Your values shape the choices…you make everyday, and you're either in or out of alignment with them.…Your values are always a function of your life experiences,…
Learn what emotional intelligence is and how it factors in at work and discover concrete techniques for raising your own emotional quotient (EQ). This includes perceiving yourself accurately, exercising emotional self-control, practicing resilience, and developing empathy. Then turn those lessons around to build your awareness of others and learn to inspire helpful communication and manage conflict.
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- What is emotional intelligence?
- Cultivating emotional intelligence
- Exercising emotional self-control
- Working with your triggers
- Getting to know others
- Maximizing team performance
- Building influence<br><br>
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