Emotional Intelligence; Bedrock for a Successful Work Relationship - Bridgegap Careers

Emotional Intelligence; Bedrock for a Successful Work Relationship


When we talk about being emotionally intelligent, this means such individual has the capacity to be aware of, control and express his emotions to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. It is key to both personal and professional success.  Your work relationship needs to be appropriately guided and result oriented because it is a scientific fact that emotions precede thought. When emotions run high, they change the way our brains function, diminishing our cognitive abilities, decision-making powers, and even interpersonal skills.

Emotional Intelligence will help you improve on your interpersonal skills, if you can effectively maximize the opportunities it offers such as:

•    Self-Awareness: It helps you understand the impact you have on the people around you.

•    Unleash The Best You Have To Offer: It helps you discover why your best self is your best choice.

•    Great Workplace Culture: It helps you understand that emotions are contagious and Improve in relationship quality which will help build a culture of accountability.

•    Exceptional Leadership:  People leave managers, not jobs. Exceptional leaders bring out the best in their people. It will help you understand how teamwork works and how impactful you can be if you go the extra mile to help your team achieve great results.

A great way to assess your emotional intelligence at work, as well as your soft skills, is to ask for honest feedback from current and former co-workers and managers. They may be able to cite situations you’ve forgotten where you demonstrated your emotional fitness, perhaps to rally colleagues to get past roadblocks or to defuse sticky situations.

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