So often we push ourselves to cram our brains with knowledge, and for good reason- participating in professional development training courses, attending continuing education conferences and keeping up with industry news is imperative in keeping your skills and practice in tip top shape.
But do you ever stop and think about how often you brush up on your emotional empathy skills for your team, your patients, and even yourself?
Taking the time to assess and hone your Emotional Intelligence can provide breakthroughs in managing your team, connecting with your patients, and evaluating your own mental health.
We’ve collected some interesting tests, studies, infographics, videos, and TED Talks to give you more information about Emotional Intelligence, how it relates to your day-to-day work life and relationships, and how you can check in on your own EQ. Let’s dive in!
According to this Forbes article (a 10-minute read), Emotional intelligence is a person’s ability to recognize, understand, and manage their feelings and emotions.
It's broken down into 5 main components:
In this study that involved over 2,600 hiring managers, 71% said they value high EQ over IQ because emotionally intelligent employees are skilled at:
There's lots of ways to learn more about your EQ. This 45-minute Emotional Intelligence Test takes a deep dive into your EQ, but if you're looking for an abridged version, try this 10-minute Emotional Intelligence Test instead. We also have a visual for all our infographic fans! (Get ready to zoom in.)
We hope these tips are informative and applicable to your day-to-day life in the office! What would you like to see in upcoming culture blogs? Is there a certain skill you'd like some more information on? If so, give us a shout out on social media, we'd be happy to share our tips.
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