Emotional Intelligence or the understanding of ones emotions is useful in all aspects of life and relationships. This presentation describes Emotional Intelligence as it relates to decision-making.
We will look at how Emotional Intelligence can help us make better decisions even under pressured circumstances.
How we feel in the moment will affect the decisions we make. If we are happy we may give concessions during negotiations, sadness may mean we lose interest and somehow sabotage negotiations; anger may lead to stubborn behaviour where we won’t concede ground. Fear may mean we put off decisions. Shock may make us stop taking risks, even measured risks.
How can we know and perhaps counteract these emotions when we make decisions?
By understanding a little more about Emotional Intelligence.