How emotionally intelligent are you?

Discover how to boost your people skills.

Written by Alastair Roy
Published 06 February 2020
How emotionally intelligent are you?

We all know people who appear in full control of their emotions. They're calm in a crisis, and make decisions sensitively, however stressful the situation.

There are also people out there who can read the emotions of others. They understand what to say to make colleagues feel better, and they know how to inspire them to take action.

People like this have high emotional intelligence (EI or EQ). They build strong relationships, and manage difficult situations calmly and effectively. They're also likely to be resilient in the face of adversity. So, how emotionally intelligent are you? And how can you develop your skills?

Watch our animation to find out.


What’s your EQ?

Want to test your emotional intelligence level? Take the Mind Tools self-assessment to get your EQ score.

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About the author

Alastair Roy

Alastair Roy

Content Editor
Alastair brings 15 years' experience writing, editing and prodding at content. During that time, he’s picked up copywriting, content marketing and video editing skills. Along with two shirts and about a stone in weight. At Emerald Works, he enjoys creating resources that help people better themselves.

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