What is Emotional intelligence?

What is Emotional intelligence?

Emotional intelligence (EQ / EI) is a set of emotional und social abilities. This allows statements about how well we

  • perceive our own emotions
  • can inform others about these emotions clearly and understandably
  • develop and care about social relationships
  • deal with challenges and stressful situations

Emotional intelligence (EI) as defined here and applied in the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i 2.0 Model) reflects one’s overall well-being and ability to succeed in life.