Do you have these four traits of Emotional Intelligence?
You see yourself as others see you.
Controlling your emotions. Doing the hard things when you do not feel like it.
Empathy for the life and challenges of others
You lead a balanced life.
It is the belief of many that your IQ scores cannot be changed. They are static. But does it really matter. Your IQ does not lead to success and happiness in life. How many people do you know that are incredibly smart and have been labeled a genius but are not successful or happy?
Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) score can be improved upon and may lead to a far more fulfilling and happy life. Creating great relationships with others and improving your relationship with yourself is a key to success.
A high-level Emotional Intelligence helps you remain in control and find the positive even in the face of adversity.
Do you know people that are in full control of their emotions? They are calm during stressful times and make decisions with ease and grace. Everyone can improve on their Emotional Intelligence.
If you need another reason to raise your Emotional Intelligence score:
People that have a high Emotional Intelligence also earn more money. (Read this article for more on money and EQ)