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The Manager's Pocket Guide to Emotional Intelligence: From Management to Leadership by Emily A. Sterrett

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CHAPTER 4

The Fundamentals of Emotional Intelligence

There are several highly effective ways of improving your Emotional Intelligence. These are called “Fundamentals” because they are helpful in developing multiple facets of EQ. When used consistently, they can also help you improve in both the Self and Social dimensions. Remember these and refer back to them often throughout the remainder of the book.

Self Fundamentals: Understanding and Accepting Ourselves

Keep a Journal.

For 10 minutes each morning or each evening, write whatever you want. Do not get out your laptop, and don’t sit at your desktop computer! The pen and the paper are essential, and though it is a slower process, you’ll get more benefit from doing it this way because you will ...

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