Emotional Intelligence


  Do you want to know your emotional intelligence? There are thorough assessments you can complete online to determine your EI level, but here are just five questions that can help you get a basic idea. What Are Your Values? Name a handful of values that are the most important to you. These should be the core values that guide your decision-making, the things you strive for in life. Actually, this is a trick question. Ask yourself this: How long did it take for you to think of your core values? Are......

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Are You Letting Your Emotions Run Your Meetings?

One of the secrets to running effective meetings that most people don’t realise is emotion management. When strong emotions are stirred up during a meeting, they can completely derail the meeting and steer it away from its goals. Defensiveness and anger have no place in a business meeting. They can only damage it and they never produce good results. Since the meeting room isn’t the place for outbursts and meltdowns, strong emotions have to be managed well. Prepare Thoroughly There is less chance for emotional explosions in a meeting that’s tightly structured.......

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Why EI Is More Important Than IQ

A growing body of evidence suggests that a quality we’ve overlooked may be more important than we realise. This quality is emotional intelligence and many today believe it’s more important for business success than IQ. IQ v. EQ We all know about IQ. IQ stands for “intelligence quotient” and it is basically a measure of academic intelligence. IQ is determined by your performance on standardised tests with a variety of different tasks. IQ is very important if you’re going to college, but what about in life generally? Emotional intelligence, which is also......

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The Number 1 Skill You Need to Convert More Prospects to Customers

There are many different emotional intelligence skills that can help you improve sales and turn prospects into customers. One of the biggest is what’s called “delayed gratification.” Delayed gratification means that you’re willing to do the background work before you get the reward. Your patient enough to wait for as long as it takes to make the sale. Sometimes it can take a while. Sometimes it seems like it’s taking forever. This is part of the self-restraint that people with high emotional intelligence have. EI teaches you to recognise and control your......

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Introduction Do you consider yourself as an emotional person? Do your emotions often get the best of you, controlling your life to the point that you no longer have any idea where you are actually going? Are your emotions the very reason why you find it difficult to deal with the different situations that happen day in and day out? Most people today often find themselves tangled in different emotions and combine this with all the stresses of today’s life.  It is understandable when sometimes you end up consumed by your emotions.......

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In recent days, our colleagues at MAW caught up with one of the top executives at AOL Platforms to chat about the year in advertising ahead.  So in terms of 2015 trends and 2016 predictions, what did Seth Demsey, Chief Technology Officer at AOL Platforms, have to say? Check out his comments below. First-Party Data will Rise Above “2015 was the year first-party data began to be more coveted than third-party data. There is significant value in proprietary, first-party data, which is more powerful than aggregated and blended stand-alone third-party data.” Ad Blocking is......

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