It is a well-known fact that people who get along easily with others tend to be more valued and easy to work with more than those that are easily agitated. Emotional intelligence can be described as an ability to identify and manage ones own emotions and emotions of other people, this in turn makes such individuals good problem solvers and great team players. This is a very useful skill to have, beneficial to someone’s career and their personal life.
People with high emotional intelligence are quite self-aware. They have a better understanding of their emotions so don’t let their emotions control them. They also know their strengths and weaknesses. This in turn leads to less hypocrisy of pretending to be something one is not and throwing people off-balance. They are able to look at themselves in an honest manner and work towards turning themselves into better people.
Ability to control emotions and impulses, to think before one acts, become thoughtful, comfortable with change, integrity, and the ability to say no. Every time you feel like erupting into flames when something doesn’t go according to plan take a moment to cool down and think of a better way to solve the problem.
Motivated people are able to defer immediate results for long-term success, highly productive, love a challenge and very effective. Staying positive keeps one on their toes to always be on the go and be as productive as possible, if you fill your mind with negativity it will slow you down an become an impediment to your success.
The ability to identify with and understand the wants, needs, and viewpoints of those around you. Recognizing the feelings of others, empathetic people are good at managing relationships, listening and relating to others because they don’t judge and stereotype too quickly. People would be drawn to you and feel comfortable in your company if they are aware that you have their best interests at heart.
Humility and patience
Keep calm under any situation; do not hoard all the attention even if you feel you deserve it. It’s okay to praise others and let the light shine on them, you can’t always be right all the time and making everything about yourself. Being humble will again make you approachable and easy-going, recognizing and apologizing for one’s mistakes also becomes easier for a humble person.
In the end, it’s not always about proving how tough you are by giving in to anger and lashing out at the world and destroying relationships, dominating others and making them afraid of you will be detrimental to yourself and your career, nobody wants to sleep with a tiger.