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Emotional Intelligence

Describe emotional intelligence. Why does a leader need good emotional intelligence? Shouldn't a leader be a take-charge person focused on obtaining results like making money or winning ball games? Give an example of a leader you have experienced that had good emotional intelligence.

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Emotional intelligence is about one having the capability of awareness with their emotions and to have the skills to handle them in a way that is healthy. For example, if the individual takes everything personally, then he or she does not have their emotions under control and may not know what is going on to trigger it as well as ways to stop it. A leader needs emotional intelligence because they need to have the skills to remain calm in any crisis situation that could arise when he or she expects it, such as a robbery ...

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This solution discussed emotional intelligence and the purpose of it.