Emotional intelligence is like a built-in GPS (Global Positioning System). It advises you when you veer off course, suggests U-turns, and guides you in the general direction of your one, true destination.... happiness!
Your emotions are a factory-installed tool. So often we try to squelch or squash emotions when they seem to get in the way.
What might happen in your career if you tuned in to the signals your emotional system is sending?
The Inspired Choice Emotional Intelligence Model is presented below with the 5 key skill areas of emotional intelligence with 3 sub-skills for each. This model is inspired by the EQi-2.0 MHS Emotional Intelligence Assessment, of which I am certified to deliver.
Scientifically, our emotions are activated in our "emotional brain" and are recognized and stimulate action before our thinking brain can add reasoning. Our prehistoric ancestors relied on this fight or flight mechanism. This can lead to what feels like emotional hijacking. You react vs. respond. Heightened awareness of your emotional intelligence default operating system is like realizing you have an owners manual! You can improve your functioning, prevent overheating and accidents, avoid repairs and troubleshoot your system when you have a system failure! Why not improve your habits of thought and behavior and therefore your results! Think about the dominoe effect below... it all starts with your thoughts, which held over time become beliefs, about you and others.
Thoughts –> Feelings –> Choices –> Actions = Results
Inspired Choice can help you boost these 15 skills to increase career success!