Emotional Intelligence in adults determines how successful we are in our lives. The earliest roots of emotional intelligence can be traced to Darwin’s work on the importance of emotional expression for survival and second adaptation. According to Reuven Bar-On, “Emotional-social intelligence is a cross-section of interrelated emotional and social competencies, skills and facilitators that determine how effectively we understand and express ourselves, understand others and relate with them, and cope with daily demands.”It relates to potential for performance—not performance itself and is comprised of elements that can be changed and altered. In this session participants will actively explore the 15 elements the EQ-I. They define and self access as to where they are and where they would like to focus and grow. Exploring the intrapersonal, interpersonal, stress management, adaptability and general mood composites.The learning objective is to aid participants in the emotional awareness and skill development for higher performance as leaders. There are five components. Participants will explore the impact and ways to grow in each component. They will then create action plans as to motivational factors that can be developed to create more powerful individuals as leaders on teams and thus a healthier and more powerful workplace.
Intrapersonal components include: Self-Regard, Emotional Self-Awareness, Assertiveness, Independence, and Self-Actualization
Stress management components include: Stress Tolerance and Impulse Control
General mood components include: Optimism and Happiness
Interpersonal components include: Empathy, Social Responsibility, and Interpersonal Relationships
Adaptability components include: Reality Testing, Flexibility, and Problem Solving