Why develop this emotional intelligence ?
Research has shown that emotional intelligence played a role twice as much important than the intellectual intelligence and the technical skills in the achievement of exceptional performances.
We need more emotional intelligence in our lives! Even if it was largely more expressed in our private lives, it is crucial that the use of emotional intelligence takes more space in our professional lives!
Several reasons: to communicate more efficiently and be more assertive with others, better understand and transform their emotions and motivations, work closer and more efficiently with members of their teams. These skills shape up team work, efficient collaboration and are key to leadership.
Emotions allow s to work more efficiently with others, because they create links and connections. Emotions are powerful and they can overwhelm us in their negative wave. Emotions can thus also create conflicts.
Making it even more important to be attentive to emotions, better understand them and the impact they have on us to be able to transform them and avoid being overwhelmed.
Un parameter to keep in mind is that we are not always conscious of the emotion’s trigger. Why? Because our subconscious take a huge place in our lives.
We compute about 2000 information/second consciously while computing 4 billions/second unconsciously.
Being conscious represents 17% of our brain while subconscious take the other 83%.
At the level of control/perception/behavior, our subconscious is also the winner with 95%.
Good news, our brain is not a rigid computer software but is rather constantly creating new connections. It is neuroplasticity meaning that little by little, the programming can be modified. When bringing a new approach to self and a new way of thinking. A change of paradigm…