Increase Emotional Intelligence & Improve Relationships
Emotional intelligence (EI) can be defined as the ability to perceive, navigate, and evaluate emotions. It is the ability to be recognize and to understand our emotions and the emotions of others; The ability to be aware of ourselves – our thoughts, actions, behavior patterns, values and of other people as well; It is also the ability to connect with others, to understand other people, and to understand how others perceive us; To feel empathy and to be able to have a positive influence, healthy and quality relationships with others and ourselves.
Popularization of the concept of emotional intelligence was seen in 1990s, after the publication of Dr. Daniel Goleman’s book ‘Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ’ .
It is a learnable, measurable, scientifically validated skillset that the Six Seconds Model of EQ is teaching us and that are at the base of our EQ courses.
Why It Matters?
We know that our Thoughts, Feelings and Actions are connected and our EQ courses are about recognizing them and putting them into practice to make positive changes that start with ourselves.
It has been suggested that EQ, the ‘emotion quotient’, or measure of emotional intelligence, is even more important than what we know as formal ‘intelligence quotient’ or IQ and that it is twice as predictive of performance than IQ.
To be emotionally intelligent is to be able to perceive and label our emotions, to understand them and then to be able to do something about them. If we are suppressing, avoiding them, or expressing them in the way we would regret later on, it means we are not being very productive with them either.
What we can do instead is to learn to name them first, to understand them, o experience them and experess them in a more productive way, rather than experiencing anger, frustration and unnecessary stress . Being smarter with our feelings and behaviors is an important skillset to have for any workplace.
Yes, and there are 8 basic competencies of the Six Seconds Model that are validated and ate at the basis of the world’s leading emotional intelligence assessment, the SEI. The Assesment provides insights on our strengths and is measuring all the competencies listed below:
In the Six Seconds Model of Emotional Intelligence, it is broken down into 3 clusters:
– Self-Awareness: Who You are, Be more aware of your-self
– Choice: What You Do , Be more intentional with your actions
– Purpose: How You Do Things in your life: Be more purposeful, by doing it for a reason
Can It Be Measured & Improved?
The program includes:
Pro-social Skills for Career Success
How we interact and communicate with others is essential in determining how healthy our relationships will be, at work, and socially. Building our interpersonal skills can, undoubtedly, improve our relationships. In the workplace, having the right ‘people skills’ is seen as a cornerstone of business success.
People skills are combination of social skills, communication skills, character or personality traits, attitudes, career attributes, social intelligence and emotional intelligence quotients, among others, that enable people to navigate their environment, work well with others, perform well, and achieve their goals with complementing hard skills.