EQ is measuring individual’s capacity for successes . E intelligence only describes attributes that are distinct from, but at the same time complimentary to academic / cognitive intelligence. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EQ & EI. EQ Can predict whether a person would be successful in life or in his work. EI Is some thing that can be consciously learnt, imbibed and improved through self observance, introspection and experience. EQ level is not fixed genetically nor does it stays static. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
“ Emotional intelligence” refers to the capacity for recognizing ones own feelings and those of others, for managing emotions well in ourselves and in our relationships” According to Mayer and Salovey: “ Emotional intelligence allows us to think more creatively and to use our emotions to solve problems. Emotional intelligence probably overlaps to some extent with general intelligence. The emotionally intelligent is skilled in four areas: Identifying emotions, using emotions, understanding emotions, and regulating emotions ” According to Robert Cooper and Ayman Sawaf “ Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions as a source of human energy, information and influence. Emotional intelligence emergence not from the musings of rarefied intellect but from the workings of the human heart”
Emotional Competence is a learned capability based on emotional intelligence that results from outstanding performance in anything you do. It consists of :
Social skills / Competence.
The level of your emotional intelligence determines your potential for learning practical skills based on self- awareness, motivation, self-regulation, empathy and adeptness in relationships.
EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE PERSONAL COMPETENCE SOCIAL COMPETENCE SELF AWARENESS STRESS MANAGEMENT SELF REGULATION MOTIVATION
SOCIAL SKILLS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY EMPATHY
Collaboration & Co-operation
Feeling of indebtedness to society
THE COMPETENCE INCLUDES:
EMOTIONAL AWARENESS IS THE ABILITY TO:
RECOGNIZE YOUR FEELINGS / EMOTIONS
DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN THEM
IDENTIFY WHAT EMOTION YOU ARE FEELING AND WHY
KNOW WHAT CAUSED THE FEELINGS
RECOGNIZE HOW THEY AFFECT YOUR PERFORMANCE
USE YOUR VALUES TO GUIDE DECISION-MAKING
THIS INVOLVES KNOWING YOUR INNER RESOURCES, ABILITIES AND LIMITATIONS. HERE YOU SHOULD AIM TO ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING: SELF ASSESSMENT
BE AWARE OF YOUR STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESS
BE REFLECTIVE OF THINGS YOU DO OR HAPPEN TO YOU
LEARN FROM YOUR EXPERIENCE
BE OPEN TO FEEDBACK, NEW PERSPECTIVE, NEW IDEAS, CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND SELF DEVELOPMENT
BE ABLE TO SHOW A SENSE OF HUMOUR AND PERSPECTIVE ABOUT YOURSELF
PRESENT THEMSELVES WITH SELF-ASSURANCE.
ARE NOT AVERSE TO VOICING VIEWS THAT ARE UNPOPULAR.
CAN TAKE THE RISK OF TAKING A FIRM STAND ON WHAT IS RIGHT.
ARE ABLE TO TAKE SOUND DECISIONS INSPITE OF OPPOSITION, UNCERTAINTIES AND PRESSURES.
WHEN YOU HAVE SELF-CONFIDENCE YOU WILL SEE THAT YOU:
SELF – CONTROL
MANAGE THEIR IMPULSIVE FEELINGS AND DISTRESSING EMOTIONS WELL.
STAY CALM, COLLECTED AND POSITIVE EVEN IN STRESSING OR CHAOTIC MOMENTS.
STAY FOCUSSED AND ARE ABLE TO THINK WITH A CLEAR AND COOL HEAD EVEN WHEN UNDER TREMENDOUS PRESSURE.
SELF – CONTROL
ACT ETHICAL AND ARE ABOVE REPROACH
BUILD TRUST BY BEING RELIABLE
ARE NOT AFRAID TO ADMIT THEIR MISTAKES
MEET COMMITMENTS AND KEEP PROMISES
MAKE THEMSELVES ACCOUNTABLE FOR MEETING THEIR OBJECTIVES
ARE ORGANISED AND CAREFUL IN THEIR WORK
FOLLOW THE RULES
HANDLE MULTIPLE DEMANDS, SHIFTING PRIORITIES AND RAPID CHANGE, VERY SMOOTHLY AND FLUIDLY.
ADAPT THEIR RESPONSES AND TACTICS TO FIT THE CIRCUMSTANCES.
ARE FLEXIBLE IN BOW THEY VIEW EVENTS.
ARE COMFORTABLE WITH CHANGE
OBJECTIVELY VIEW ANY SITUATION, SEEING IT AS IT IS RATHER THEN THE WAY THEY WISH OR FEAR THE SAME TO BE.
SEEK OUT NEW IDEAS FROM DIFFERENT SOURCES
WELCOME ORIGINAL SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS
GENERATE NEW IDEAS
INCORPORATE FRESH PERSPECTIVES AND RISK FACTORS IN THEIR THINKING.
THE FOUR THINGS THAT CAN ACT AS A DETTERENT TO CREATIVITY AND AT TIME EVEN PUT OUT THE CREATIVE SPARK ARE: