To Improve Emotional Intelligence, Avoid these 12 Things

Steve Wohlenhaus posted some things to avoid if you want to improve your emotional intelligence. He says we all get tested daily through challenging friendships, terrible jobs, failing health, etc. Mentally strong people fitness through these obstacles with grit and determination.
To improve your Emotional Intelligence, avoid these 12 things:
1. Being comfortable.
Cultivating self-awareness is imperative for enhancing your emotional intelligence. That requires being honest with yourself and concentrating on areas of self-improvement which can be highly uncomfortable.
2. Being afraid.
People with high Emotional Intelligence overcome their fear and press forward.
3. Being pessimistic.
Emotionally intelligent people never give up! When someone says they can’t, people with high emotional intelligence hear I CAN.
4. Being arrogant.
People that act arrogant are miserable and insecure. People with high emotional intelligence value relationships and treat everyone with respect, despite their mood.
5. Being animus.
The ramifications of holding onto bitterness triggers our stress response. Emotionally intelligent people realize the importance of letting go of negative emotions.
6. Being around negative people.
Negative people drain your enthusiasm and rupture optimism. Emotionally intelligent people avoid negative people.
7. Being a victim.
Emotionally intelligent people don’t forfeit their ability to improve their situation by allowing somebody or something else to control their options.
8. Being entitled.
Emotionally deficient people believe the world owes them. But emotionally intelligent people accept full responsibility for success, their failures.
9. Being close minded.
Successful people maintain an open mind. For emotionally deficient people, admitting another idea is better is synonymous with failure. Admitting their wrong is the equivalent of self-condemnation.
10. Being affected by caustic people.
Emotionally intelligent people don’t let other people impact their positive disposition. Their self-worth originates within.
11. Being consumed with jealousy and envy.
Emotionally intelligent people aren’t preoccupied with other people’s success or failure. They stay focused on self-improvement and extricate negative emotions inconsistent with personal improvement.
12.Being immersed in the past.
Failure typically results from making bold decisions but falling short of your expectations. Emotionally intelligent people don’t ruminate in the past and let “past failure” dictate “future success”.
Concentrating on emotional intelligence is the single most important tool in your arsenal for success. College Degrees. LinkedIn connections and networking can’t substitute for high emotional intelligence.

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