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Why Emotional Intelligence

We’re emotional creatures. That’s a good thing, until our emotions get out of balance and lead us to say or do something we later regret.

Emotional intelligence helps you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, understand, and manage emotions.

It’s like a superpower, because it can make you better at everything you do. But like any ability, it needs to be trained and sharpened.

What is EQ?

“EQ” is shorthand for emotional intelligence. Think of it like “IQ,” but for emotions.

When you hear that someone has a “high EQ,” that usually means they’re skilled at leading a team, collaborating with others, managing difficult situations—or all of the above.

How do I know if I’m emotionally intelligent?

Emotional intelligence is a spectrum; everyone has strengths and weaknesses. The key is to learn how to leverage your strengths and mitigate your weaknesses.

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