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How emotionally intelligent are you? It’s not easy to know.

The quiz in this chapter will help. It’s not a test; the aim is not to measure your emotional intelligence – how much emotional intelligence you do or don’t have – it’s simply to get you thinking about emotions and emotional situations.

Of course you might be tempted to rate yourself with a positive bias. But be honest – being genuine is one of the principles of emotional intelligence; it’s not very helpful to start by stretching the truth!

On the left hand column are a variety of situations. In the right hand column you rate each situation with marks out of 10.

For example, when you ...

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