We usually hear the phrase “Emotional Intelligence” gets thrown around a lot, but what is it really ? ?
Well, lets break it down for you:
? Emotional intelligence is composed of 3 components:
- Emotional component
- Energy component
- Decision making component
?The Emotional component is made of:
✅Literacy of the emotional vocabulary (do we know the right words to describe our emotions. There are over 250 words in the emotional vocabulary)
✅Ability to steer and pilot emotions (to be informed by one’s emotions instead of being controlled by them)
✅Ability to access one’s own emotional and cognitive empathy.
(Cognitive Empathy: “Don’t just sit there, do something”
Emotional Empathy: “Just sit there, don’t do something”)
?The Energy component is made of:
✅Ability to move towards intrinsic motivation
(There are 2 types of motivation:
✅Ability to access optimism.
✅Capacity to create and translate a vision of one’s life purpose in to tangible short term & long term goals.
?The Decision component is made of:
✅Ability to recognize patterns in emotions.
✅Ability to exercise rational thinking.
✅Ability to flow from empathy while applying reasoning.