This week’s theme: EQ
You’ve probably heard the term “emotional intelligence” or “EQ.” It is the ability to recognize, assess, and control one’s own emotions and show up appropriated for other peoples’ or group emotions. Emotional intelligence is fundamentally about self-awareness and self-management.
Being emotionally intelligent is important for your career because It can help you navigate difficult social situations and improve your relationships — with customers, peers, partners, managers, and everyone else you work with. Most people understand the fundamentals of IQ, but far less have considered how important emotional intelligence is as well.
From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success
This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire. Today we talk about the importance of emotional intelligence for success.
He is a former Australian Champion Athlete, and a business coach specializing in Emotional Intelligence. The road to getting there was never easy for someone who grew up having a Linear sequential learning disability. He knew he wanted to do more, so he pushed through those barriers and did not allow disability to stop him. That experience of creating his breakthrough and sustaining it set him up for a series of career highs, such as co-leading 17,000 cabin crews, launching his own business, and building a global business that impacts more than 15,000 business people 100X their life and income.
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Quote of the Day:
“For leaders, the first task in management has nothing to do with leading others; step one poses the challenge of knowing and managing oneself.” ~Daniel Goleman
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