How to increase emotional intelligence at work. Emotions are intense feelings directed at someone or something. You assume that feelings of anger, fear, sadness, pleasure, hate, love, enthusiasm, boredom, and so is the result of, or just your response to the events that happen to you.
Talking about emotions that are closely linked to emotional intelligence itself where a person’s ability to motivate yourself, to survive facing frustration, impulse control (joy, sadness, anger, etc.) and not exaggerating pleasure, set the mood and able to control stress.
Emotional intelligence includes self-awareness and impulse control, persistence, zeal and self-motivation and impulse control, empathy and social skills. Skills related to emotional intelligence, among others such as the ability to understand others, leadership, ability to build relationships with others, communication skills, teamwork, develop positive self-image, motivating and inspiring, and so on.
How to maintain the ability of emotional intelligence
Recognizing emotions; These skills include the ability to identify what you feeling. Each time a particular emotion comes to mind, you should be able to capture what message you want delivered. Here are some examples of messages of emotions: fear, hurt, anger, frustration, disappointment, guilt, loneliness.
Releasing negative emotions; These skills are related to your ability to understand the impact of negative emotions on you. For example, the desire to improve the situation or meet the target of work that makes you irritable or frustrated sometimes even ruin your relationship with subordinates and superiors, and can cause stress. So, as long as you are controlled by your negative emotions you just can not reach your best potential.
The solution, release negative emotions through the utilization of techniques subconscious mind so that you and the people around you do not accept the negative impact of the negative emotions that arise.
Managing emotions themselves; You should never assume negative or positive emotions are good or bad. Emotion is just a signal for us to take action to address the causes of the emergence of feelings. So emotion is the beginning and not the end result of the incident or event. Our ability to control and manage emotions can help you achieve success.
There are several steps to manage their own emotions:
- Trying to figure out the message of emotion, and believe that we have managed to deal with these emotions before
- Third is to rejoice we take action to address them. Our ability to manage emotions is a form of self-control is most important in self-management, because in fact we are the ones who control our emotions or feelings, not the other way around.
Motivate yourself; Organize your emotions as a means to an end is of great importance in relation to pay attention, to motivate yourself and master ourselves, and to be creative. Self-control restraint emotional satisfaction and impulse control is the foundation of success in various fields. Self-motivation skills enable the realization of high performance in all areas. People who have these skills tend to be much more productive and effective in everything they do.
Actually, this skill is a step-by-step sequence. You can not motivate yourself if you are not able to recognize and manage emotions themselves. Once you have the ability to motivate yourself, then we can motivate others.