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Emotional Intelligence For Dummies

Author:
Steven J. Stein
Published: July 14, 2009

Overview

Straightforward guide to taking control of your emotions.

Being aware of and in control of your emotions is one of the keys to success in life -- both professionally and personally. Emotional Intelligence For Dummies will show you how to take control of your emotions rather than letting your emotions control you! Discover how developing your emotional intelligence can further your relationships with others, in the workplace and at home. Emotional awareness is also a critical skill for career success, and Dr. Stein provides practical exercises for developing this skill and achieving your professional and personal goals. He also provides valuable insights into how emotional intelligence can be applied to raising children and teenagers and realizing personal happiness. Full of lively anecdotes and practical advice, Emotional Intelligence For Dummies is the ideal book for anyone who wants to get smart about their feelings and reach the next level at work and at home.

  • Manage your emotions - identify your feelings, determine what beliefs cause negative emotions, and stop self-destructive behaviors
  • Discover the power of empathy - read other people's emotions through facial cues and body language and show them you understand their feelings
  • Thrive at work - find a job that's right for you, overcome hassles and fears, and develop your leadership skills
  • Build and sustain meaningful relationships - discover how to take your partner's emotional temperature and manage emotions to grow closer
  • Raise an emotionally intelligent child - keep your cool with your child, coax shy children out of their shells, and get your child to be less aggressive and defiant

 

Straightforward guide to taking control of your emotions.

Being aware of and in control of your emotions is one of the keys to success in life -- both professionally and personally. Emotional Intelligence For Dummies will show you how to take control of your emotions rather than letting your emotions control you! Discover how developing your emotional intelligence can further your relationships with others, in the workplace and at home. Emotional awareness is also a critical skill for career success, and Dr. Stein provides practical exercises for developing this skill and achieving your professional and personal goals. He also provides valuable insights into how emotional intelligence can be applied to raising children and teenagers and realizing personal happiness. Full of lively anecdotes and practical advice, Emotional Intelligence For Dummies is
the ideal book for anyone who wants to get smart about their feelings and reach the next level at work and at home.

  • Manage your emotions - identify your feelings, determine what beliefs cause negative emotions, and stop self-destructive behaviors
  • Discover the power of empathy - read other people's emotions through facial cues and body language and show them you understand their feelings
  • Thrive at work - find a job that's right for you, overcome hassles and fears, and develop your leadership skills
  • Build and sustain meaningful relationships - discover how to take your partner's emotional temperature and manage emotions to grow closer
  • Raise an emotionally intelligent child - keep your cool with your child, coax shy children out of their shells, and get your child to be less aggressive and defiant

 

Emotional Intelligence For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Emotional intelligence involves understanding your emotions and the emotions of the people around you. Emotional awareness can help you in many different situations — at home, school, and work. In this Cheat Sheet you’ll find a definition of emotional intelligence and the key traits of an emotionally intelligent person, as well as helpful strategies for using emotional intelligence to calm down when you’re upset, interpret other people’s body language, and even deal with people you don’t like in the workplace.