You probably know people who are easy to talk to, who readily empathize with others and sincerely feel their pain. These people demonstrate a high EQ. They are usually the ones others would describe as caring, nurturing, and supportive.
Emotional intelligence is the ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth.
If you’re a leader or team player by nature, chances are you have a high EQ. [Read more…]