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Teaching Emotional Intelligence to Students

Teaching Emotional Intelligence to Teens and Students

19 Feb 2019
Emotional Intelligence is highly important in a teen’s development. There is considerable evidence pointing to its positive role in helping students deal with stress, develop relationships, and handle the transitions facing them. Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or a student yourself
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Teaching Kids Emotional Intelligence

Is Emotional Intelligence Relevant for Kids? (Games, Cartoons + Toys)

08 Feb 2019
What’s the best way to teach Emotional Intelligence to kids? How can we help them develop self-awareness and empathy? And, how can we help them relate better to others? The answers will depend on a number of factors, not least a child’s age and whether you’re their parent or tea
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How to improve emotional training through training

How To Improve Emotional Intelligence Through Training

06 Feb 2019
Have you ever noticed your feelings? How often have you stepped into others’ shoes and experienced their emotions? How well do you understand what you feel and why you feel so? Emotional Intelligence is our mind’s ability to perceive, manage, and express emotions effectively in real l
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The importance of emotional intelligence

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence

06 Feb 2019
Do you recognize the emotion you are feeling? Can you manage those feelings without allowing them to swamp you? Can you motivate yourself to get jobs done? Do you sense the emotions of others and respond effectively? If you answered yes to these questions, it is likely that you have d
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Emotional Intelligence Activities and Exercises

13 Emotional Intelligence Activities & Exercises

04 Feb 2019
If you’ve been following our blog, you know that we’ve devoted considerable attention to emotional intelligence. This isn’t an accident; our focus on the subject reflects its importance in the positive psychology literature and the value of building greater emotional intelligence. Thi
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Emotional Intelligence Testing

17 Emotional Intelligence Tests and Assessments

03 Feb 2019
Perhaps you may have heard that what is even more important than a person’s ‘IQ’ is their ‘EQ’, or emotional intelligence, and are interested in learning more. Emotional Intelligence involves, broadly speaking, the capacity to understand and manage emotion. Can this be measured? IQ te
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The Theory of Emotional Intelligence

The Theories of Emotional Intelligence Explained

30 Jan 2019
Emotional Intelligence, or, what is commonly referred to as EQ has been claimed to be the key to success in life! Despite the fact that theories of emotional intelligence only really came about in 1990, much has been written about this topic since then. It has been argued by some peop
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Applying Emotional Intelligence Skills

Emotional Intelligence Skills and How to Develop Them

09 Jan 2019
While it’s only become a more popular buzzword in the past decade, the concept of Emotional Intelligence skills has been around for at least 25 years. Whether you know it as Emotional Quotient (EQ), Emotional Intelligence (EI), or you’re more familiar with the idea of ‘soft skills’ mo
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Leadership Effectiveness using Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Effectiveness + 69 Exercises

04 Jan 2019
We’ve already talked about emotional intelligence in other pieces on this website, and we’ve even explored the topic in the context of the workplace. If you’re thinking, “Another article on emotional intelligence?”, don’t worry! This article introduces new information and covers new g
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The Best Books on Emotional Intelligence

26 Best Emotional Intelligence Books (Reviews + Summaries)

31 Dec 2018
Emotional Intelligence plays a huge intangible role in helping us understand and manage emotions. We have covered the topic from several different angles already, but if you are keen to read more on EI, look no further than this blog. The manifold applications of Emotional Intelligenc
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EQ at work

How to Improve Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

05 Dec 2018
If you follow this blog, you might have seen our recent piece on emotional intelligence. As you probably know, emotional intelligence is a big topic in a lot of areas, but perhaps none more so than the workplace. If you’ve heard a lot about emotional intelligence but you’r
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What is Emotional Intelligence? +18 Ways To Improve It

14 Nov 2018
What’s more important: IQ or emotional intelligence? If you think IQ is more important, you might be surprised at what you’ll learn in this piece. Some argue that it’s more important to our success than cognitive intelligence. If you’re not sure what emotional
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