Some things that emotional intelligence is:
- The ability to monitor and understand one’s own emotions and to act wisely in human relations. It is emotional stability and steadfastness.
- A defining factor in a person’s ability to work well in teams, deal with problems and ambiguities, stick to tasks, be self-motivated and remain optimistic about work and life. High EQ gives a person stability, perseverance, tenacity and mental toughness.
- EQ is often more important than IQ in attaining success in life.