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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

Please help me with the following:

a. Define, in your own words, your understanding of emotional intelligence.

b. Give two examples.

c. From the reference of your choice, provide theoretical support for the two examples.

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a. Define, in your own words, your understanding of emotional intelligence.

When I think of emotional intelligence, my understanding is that it refers to a person's ability to identify, control, and evaluate emotions accurately. It is about managing emotions. Some researchers suggest that emotional intelligence can be learned and strengthened, while other claim it is an inborn characteristic. I think it is a little of both, but can definitely be learned to some extent.

b. Give two examples.

As a case in point, let's say a person had a high level of EI. She would be able to perceive what she is feeling or what others are feeling accurately (e.g., I am angry or I am excited! OR, to another person-you seem to be overwhelmed!) As well, this person with EI would be able to control her emotions, and not let the emotions ...

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