In Salovey and Mayer's terminology, ability to understand and regulate emotions; an important component of effective, intelligent behavior. (417)
Typically, “emotional intelligence” is defined in terms of emotional empathy, attention to, and discrimination of, one's emotions, accurate recognition of one's own and others' moods, mood management or control over emotions, response with appropriate (adaptive) emotions and behaviors in various life situations, especially to stress and difficult situations, balancing of honest expression of emotions against courtesy, consideration, and respect (i.e., possession of good social skills and communication skills)
Qualities such as understanding one's feelings, empathy for others, and the regulation of emotions to enhance living. [2
An assortment of noncognitive skills, capabilities, and competencies that influence a person's ability to succeed in coping with environmental demands and pressures. 50
Emotional intelligence (EI) is one of the most important ideas to hit the business world in recent years. It is based on the notion that the ability of managers to understand their own emotions, and those of the people they work with, is the key to better business performance.
There are many different definitions for emotional intelligence. According to Peter Salovey and John Mayer, two researchers who offer a more scientific view of the concept, emotional intelligence concerns the ability to process emotional information, particularly as it involves the perception, assimilation, understanding, and management of emotion. They suggest it involves four branches of mental ability: the ability to perceive accurately, appraise, and express emotion; the ability to access and/or generate feelings when they facilitate thought; the ability to understand emotion and emotional knowledge; and the ability to regulate emotions to promote emotional and intellectual growth.
The ability to recognize oneâ€™s emotions and to effectively regulate and manage oneâ€™s emotions to promote growth.
Emotional intelligence is used to describe human qualities such as self-awareness, self-control, self-motivation, persistence and the ability to cope in social situations. It is not necessarily related to cognitive or academic intelligence.
Describes the mental ability an individual possesses enabling him or her to be sensitive and understanding to the emotions of others, as well as to manage his or her own emotions and impulses.
Coined by Daniel Goleman to describe 'street smarts' or social competence in win-win situations where many participants benefit; a set of people skills and abilities that "win friends and influence people"; the ability to mobilize others and who or what they know to advance their interests and yours.
(EQ) is an ability to manage ourselves and our relationships with other people effectively, by understanding our own and other people's feelings, recognising that we human beings have an emotional as well as a rational side to our make-up.
Describes the mental ability an individual possess enabling him/her to be sensitive and understanding to the emotions of others as well as being able to manage their own emotions and impulses.
The attributes of self-awareness, impulse control, persistence, confidence, self-motivation, empathy, social deftness, trustworthiness, adaptability, and a talent for collaboration. Back to the top
Ability to deal effectively with the emotions of oneself and others.
The ability of an individual to be aware of his or her emotional nature and to behave in ways that are beneficially to his or her long-term success. The exercise of emotionally desired constraints, such as self-control and delayed gratification; motivation. (Goleman) "To be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way." (Aristotle)
The combination of social skills, empathy, self-regulation, self-awareness and motivation that contributes to great leadership. Key to success both in work and relationships.
Emotional Intelligence, also called EI and often measured as an Emotional Intelligence Quotient or EQ, describes an ability, capacity, or skill to perceive, assess, and manage the emotions of one's self, of others, and of groups. However, being a relatively new area, the definition of emotional intelligence is still in a state of flux. Some, such as John D.