Join Britt Andreatta for an in-depth discussion in this video Perceiving yourself accurately, part of Leading with Emotional Intelligence.
Another part of developing your…self-awareness is perceiving yourself accurately.…This is about aligning how you see yourself with how others perceive you.…Now, this is not the same thing as trying to please everyone or make others happy.…That's not only quite exhausting, but actually impossible to accomplish.…This is about having an accurate sense of how others…perceive or experience your strengths, and your areas for improvement.…I'm sure we can all think of people who are out of…touch, with how others view them.…This actually indicates a lack…of emotional intelligence, because they're missing…cues, or even direct feedback that would help them align their performance.…
So let's look at what you can do to improve in this area.…First, you have to identify your strengths.…This is about acknowledging what you're good at.…Consider these questions as you make a list of your best qualities.…What do you know you're skilled at?…Come on. You can be honest.…It's not bragging to own your talents and gifts.…Now, think about things that you get consistent compliments about.…
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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