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Emotional Intelligence

A brief overview of the key ideas and concepts which have become known as 'Emotional Intelligence' or 'EI'

John Ward

on 16 April 2010

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Transcript of Emotional Intelligence

Double click anywhere & add an idea Definitions Howard Gardener
1943 - Emotional Intelligence Daniel Goleman
1946 - Darwin
1809 - 1882 Learning Outcomes 1. To introduce the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI) 2. To understand the key theories of EI 3. To identify personal opportunities to develop EI skills Emotional Intelligence (or EI) is often defined as the ability to identify, assess, manage and control our own emotions and those of others. It is rooted in our own self awareness of our emotional states and in our perceptions of the emotional states of others The roots of EI thinking 'The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals'
published by Charles Darwin in 1872 Edward Lee Thorndike 1874 - 1949 Social Intelligence - 'the ability to understand and manage men and women, boys and girls, to act wisely in human relations' Multiple Intelligences 1983 Interpersonal Intelligence - the capacity to understand the intentions, motivations and desires of other people Intrapersonal Intelligence - the capacity to understand oneself, to appreciate one's feelings, fears and motivations Salovey and Mayer (1990) ‘A form of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor ones own and others feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them, and to use this information to guide one’s thinking and action’
'Emotional Intelligence' Professors Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer (1990, ) ‘Emotional intelligence can be defined as how well we understand our own feelings and emotions as well as those of others and how we manage our relationships with others’
Daniel Goleman. ‘Working with Emotional Intelligence’ 1998
Emotional Intelligence I ask myself... ...how aware am I of my own emotional state? ...and how well do I control and project those emotions to others? ...and how well do I understand other's emotions? ...and respond to their needs? Emotional Intelligence
A Brief Introduction Food for thought and food for feelings! Thank You
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