Emotional Intelligence: One of the Keys to a Healthy Company Culture, Part II

Part one in this four-part series provided an introduction to the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EQ), including identification of the four characteristics that are generally agreed to be at its core.

The first characteristic, self-awareness—thoroughly understanding yourself and your effect on others—was reviewed. This included our personal strengths and weaknesses relative to our emotions, how they affect us, our ability to think and communicate rationally, and how they influence our thoughts and actions.

This installment covers the second trait of what is termed “personal competence”—the need for self-regulation.

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