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Emotional Intelligence for IT Professionals by Emília M. Ludovino

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Benefits of having great social awareness

When you master the awareness of others' emotions it will be easier to motivate people as you will have high emotional intelligence and a greater understanding of the emotional drivers of their behavior. Therefore:

  • You are more likely to be able to show empathy and be regarded as empathic. When you know how someone is feeling, their reactions will come as less of a surprise as you will know when it is the best time to approach someone and when it is best to wait. This could make a large difference to the amount of influence you have and in your ability to persuade others.
  • You are able to perceive the impact that you are having on someone else.
  • You are able to hear people when they are expressing ...

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