Chapter 3. Perceiving*
"The ability to accurately recognize, attend to, and understand emotion."
This EISA factor measures your ability to:
Understand your own emotions
Stay attuned to the emotions of others
Differentiate between emotions
Perceiving is the first of the five EISA emotional intelligence competencies. Underlying all other competencies, perceiving is a person's awareness of his or her own emotions, and a recognition and understanding of the emotions of others.
People with strong perceiving skills have a vocabulary for emotions that goes beyond happy, mad, sad, and glad. They appreciate that each individual has a unique emotional response to any situation. Those who are skilled in perceiving are often called intuitive, ...