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Emotional Intelligence is the ability to be aware of our own emotions and how to use that information to manage our behavior appropriately. Emotional intelligence describes a person’s capability to manage and control their emotions as well as the ability to control the emotions of other people. Furthermore, there are several benefits of emotional intelligence, namely: Better teamwork, Better workplace environment, Easier adjustments, Greater self-awareness and self-control.
First, employees with higher emotional intelligence will naturally work better as a team. People who are more emotionally intelligent are better at communicating than others since they are open to share their ideas and listen to other people’s ideas as well.
Better workplace environment
After that, a workforce that is made up of emotionally intelligent employees helps boost morale in the workplace. The company culture also tends to be much stronger when the office is full of staff who respect and get along with one another.
Next, employees with higher emotional intelligence, find it easier to adjust and tend to embrace the change and grow with the company. These personality traits also tend to be contagious, thereby having a positive effect on other employees.
Greater self-awareness and self-control
People with high emotional intelligence are self-aware, means that they know their capability to achieve goals in a certain amount of time while others tend to over-promise and under-deliver. They also have self-control, in which they try to restraint and display their emotions in a controlled manner.