Accordingly to Dictionary.com
, Emotional Intelligence is defined as 'the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.'
EQ, is without question, the key to personal and professional success.
EQ is simply the ability to identify and effectively manage your emotions (as well as the emotions of others). EQ includes these 3 vital skill sets:
- Emotional awareness, resilience and maturity
- The ability to apply appropriate emotions to critical thinking and problem solving
- The ability to regulate your own emotions, and those that you influence, in times of high stress and adversity
UVA Head Coach Tony Bennett has an incredibly high EQ – which is why he's one of the top coaches in college basketball.
And he brilliantly demonstrated his EQ within moments of losing to UMBC last week.