This presentation provides valuable information regarding your emotions and how they affect you in the work place. It helps you become "Emotionally Intelligent" so that you are more
This presentation provides valuable information regarding your emotions and how they affect you in the work place. It helps you become "Emotionally Intelligent" so that you are more efficient and productive in the work place.
What is Emotional Intelligence? Emotional Intelligence is the collection of abilities that enables you to understand your emotions, motivation, and emotional triggers. Emotional Intelligence enables you to control and channel those internal forces for constructive purposes. Emotionally intelligent people have the ability to recognize the same internal forces with others and understand how those forces dictate their actions.
Emotional Intelligence Researched by Beatrice Elizalde
The brain’s biology affects a person’s emotions and performance at work. In addition, the brain’s biology also affects their ability to manage change, motivate themselves, and manage stress. The Brain
Brain Stem – Basic Functions
Limbic Ring - Amygdala
Site of emotional memory
Site of learning
Answers question of human survival
** **Fight or Flight?****
IQ resides here
Site of working memory
The body produces different hormones that activate or hinder different parts of the brain or body. These hormones can intensify or diminish a person’s response. Hormones & Emotions
Emotions produce different hormones that can affect your energy levels:
Anger and fear increase energy for a physical response
**Fight or Flight**
Takes 3-4 hours to clear
Sadness Happiness Slows the body’s metabolism, which decreases the amount of energy produced Produces a chemical that suppresses the urge toward pessimism, fear, and anger. The chemical that the hormones produce effect your emotions
The hormones that stress produces in the brain can be both beneficial and detrimental depending on their levels in the brain. When you have an acceptable amount of stress, the body stays sharp and productive, similar to the effect of happiness. Hormones and Stress
Short-term memory loss
Lack of productivity
Acknowledging = Control of Emotion and physical manifestations
The Brain and Change The brain’s biology affects change by producing thicker and quicker pathways, which increases the speed of execution of habit or action. These thicker pathways partially explain why change is difficult, why habits are difficult to break, and why certain responses seem to be uncomfortable.
The Brain and Change In addition, the thicker pathways that the brain produces allow for increased and more accurate levels of productivity. When we can identify desired behaviors that we wish to internalize or repeat, we can make the brain’s biology work for us.
Motivation is susceptible to the chemicals in your brain generated from your emotions as well as the strength of the pathways used. When you use consistently make choices to be motivated or driven, it’s easier for you to become motivated. When you choose to procrastinate, avoid topics, or become sidetracked, you increase the likelihood of losing control of your motivation.
Why is Emotional Intelligence Important is the Workplace?
Maintaining productive work environment
Communication with feelings and beliefs
Respecting people’s emotions and positions
Understanding how emotions affect people’s actions