Last week we learned individuals with high emotional intelligence make $29,000 more annually than their low emotional intelligent counterparts.
Daniel Goleman states there are five key attributes great leaders posses:
5. Social Skills
Today we start with asking ourselves some self-awareness questions.
Please answer honestly:
1. Do you have a deep understanding of your emotions, strengths, weaknesses, needs, and drives?
2. Are you honest with yourself and others?
3. Do you recognize how your feelings affect you, other people, and your job performance? In other words, can you assess yourself realistically?
4. Have you a clear understanding of your values and goals?
5. Can you speak comfortably about your limitations and strengths? And do you play to your strengths?
How’d you do?
If you answered no to any question(s), what are some ideas can you START doing today to improve your self-awareness?
In essence, self-awareness is the ability to recognize and understand your moods, emotions, and drives, as well as your effect on others.
Individuals who have high self-awareness exhibit:
· Realistic self-assessment
· Self-deprecating sense of humor
Next week we’ll explore what self-regulation looks like!
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