Join Britt Andreatta for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding feelings, part of Leading with Emotional Intelligence.
As we've discussed, we're biologically wired for…emotions and they contain rich and valuable information.…Being emotionally intelligent requires a commitment to…exploring and honoring your emotions or feelings.…You have to do this with yourself before you can do it with others.…This makes sense.…How can you accurately sense and identify anger…in another if you can't do it with yourself?…Your first goal is to be able to correctly identify your emotions.…Most of us are pretty good at identifying the major categories of feelings, which…are happiness, distress, surprise, anger, fear, shame and disgust.…
These major feelings are tied to a core aspect of our survival.…So each one kicks off different reactions in our bodies.…Start your exploration by going through the day, and identifying…which of these major feelings you're experiencing at any given time.…Note how the feeling shows up in your body.…And the thoughts that are affiliated with it.…It's also interesting to note if there are patterns.…Like, always feeling happy when you see your…
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