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The Importance Of Emotional Intelligence In The Workplace

Updated: Aug 23, 2022

Emotional Intelligence At Work

Our workplaces ask us to navigate all sorts of complex interactions and there is no one size fits all way to respond to them. One moment requires you to stand firm with your opinions. The next asks you to stay open to a colleague's ideas. One situation benefits from an objective focus on facts. The next calls for care with a coworker’s emotions.

Most of us however get stuck in patterns of behavior that make it hard to choose the most effective response every time. We rely on familiar responses not because they are the best choices, but because they are what we know.

By developing Emotional Intelligence in the workplace, Everything DiSC Agile EQ helps you reach for new responses that can take you places your instinctive ones won't let you go. The more comfortable you grow with these responses, the more agile you'll become, flexing and adapting to meet the needs of any situation.

Benefits Of Emotional Intelligence In The Workplace

Using your DiSC assessment results, this report will teach you to navigate outside your comfort zone so you can choose the most effective response every time. With the flexibility and freedom this agility brings, you can adapt to your circumstances, rise to meet new challenges, and get the most out of every interaction.

Improving Emotional Intelligence - Cornerstone principles:

  1. Agile EQ is the ability to read the emotional and interpersonal needs of a situation and respond accordingly

  2. Your EQ is not fixed. Developing your EQ can improve your interactions, productivity, and outcomes.

  3. There are different ways to be emotionally intelligent. Some of these ways will come naturally to you. Others are more of a stretch

  4. DiSC helps you understand the EQ mindsets that come naturally to you and how to stretch to those beyond your comfort zone.

  5. Learning to stretch to different mindsets gives you the agility to adapt your responses to whatever situation you're facing.

Learn More about Emotional Intelligence in the workplace by watching this short video

Reference: Agile EQ Sample Report - Wiley & Sons

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