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Author: Carolyn Stern

Interpersonal is the third area that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how we interact with others. Here, we examine our social graces.These competencies make up the interpersonal area of the EQ model: Interpersonal relationships Empathy Social responsibility Let’s continue with the second competency under the Interpersonal Composite and discuss Empathy.Empathy is the ability […]

Interpersonal is the third area that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how we interact with others. Here, we examine our social graces. These competencies make up the interpersonal area of the EQ model: Interpersonal relationships Empathy Social responsibility Let’s begin with the first competency under the Interpersonal Composite and discuss Interpersonal Relationships. Interpersonal […]

Have you ever wanted to do something but missed out because you didn’t want to do it alone? How about the time you waited for your friend before walking into that social gathering last month? There are tiny things that we have all done at least once, however these tiny things add up to being […]

In this day and age, a high percentage of people, especially women, are afraid to be assertive because society may view them as being pushy or overbearing. However, assertiveness is the complete opposite – being able to stand up for your self is a very powerful tool. In my last blog, Can You Express Your […]

Do you ever find yourself saying, “ I just can’t explain the way I feel”? Don’t worry because you are not alone. Emotions are a tricky thing and if they are not expressed appropriately; it will affect not only yourself, but also the people around you Self-expression is the second composite scale that contributes to […]

Self-improvement is impossible without self-awareness; it’s the starting point. Understanding your own needs, beliefs, desires, strengths, weaknesses – everything that makes you tick; everything that makes you unique is critical. In my last blog, What Really Matters! I discussed the second emotional intelligence competency, Self-Actualization.Let’s move onto the third competency, Emotional Self-Awareness Emotional Self-Awareness is […]

Great leaders practice self-actualization by continuing to improve themselves. Self-actualization enables leaders to bring creativity, innovation and an open mind into the workplace. In my last blog, What’s Your Score?, I discussed the first emotional intelligence competency, Self-Regard. Let’s move onto the second competency, Self-Actualization. Self-Actualization is the ability to live a life of fulfillment, […]

Emotions provide valuable information about how we understand the world around us; and people who know their own emotions and are good at reading others’ emotions are more effective in the workplace. Self-perception is the first area that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how we see or perceive ourselves. There are three competencies […]

In my career, I help people get unstuck. To see someone reach their highest and best self gives me goose bumps. So when I heard about EI and its benefits, I had to check it out. I immediately saw its potential, became passionate about it and now want to share it with everyone who’ll listen. […]