- How do you know if you have high emotional intelligence? This short test will point you in the right direction.
Source | www.inc.com
What does it mean to be emotionally intelligent?
That’s a question I get asked a lot. I’ve spent years diving deep into the topic of emotional intelligence, and last year I wrote EQ Applied, which takes a practical look at what emotional intelligence means in the real world.
The truth is, much like what we think of as “traditional” intelligence, emotional intelligence is complex, with various facets and skills.
So, how do you know if you have high emotional intelligence?
This five-minute test can point you in the right direction:
Do I take time to get to know myself?
Emotional intelligence begins with self-awareness. That’s because once you understand how emotions affect you and your behavior, you can begin to manage your emotions effectively–leading to better decision making. You’ll also learn how to identify and understand others and their emotions.
People with high emotional intelligence take time to ponder questions like: