Emotional Intelligence Works: Developing "People Smart" Strategies / Edition 1

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The "People Smart" approach of this book will help you improve relationships in business and social settings, stop wasting time and energy on negative emotions, manage emotions and communicate intelligently, and increase flexibility, enthusiasm, and teamwork.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560525844
  • Publisher: Crisp Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Series: Crisp Fifty-Minute Book Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.37 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction What Emotional Intelligence Means The Need for People Smart" Strategies Assess Your Emotional Intelligence Five Emotional Intelligence Skills Part 1: "Think Smart" Strategies Making the Choice to Think Wisely Strategy 1: Self-Awareness Skills Self-Awareness Skill Builder 1: Understand Your Brain Self-Awareness Skill Builder 2: Hear Yourself Think Self-Awareness Skill Builder 3: Stop Responding Automatically The STEP Model Motivators and Warning Signs Use a New Mental Script Strategy 2: Optimistic Thinking Optimism Builder 1: Determine How Optimistic or Pessimistic You Are Optimism Builder 2: Talk to Yourself Differently Optimism Builder 3: See Meaning in Your Work Optimism Builder 4: Care for Yourself and Others "Think Smart" Summary Part 2: "Be Smart" Strategies The Three Keys Strategy 1: Social Skills Social Skill Builder 1: Expand Your Emotional Vocabulary Social Skill Builder 2: Improve Your Listening Skills Social Skill Builder 3: Adapt to the Communication Needs of Others Strategy 2: Emotional Control Emotional Controller 1: Keep Your Brain Engaged Emotional Controller 2: Prepare a Script to Handle Angry People Emotional Controller 3: Confront Negators Emotional Controller 4: Build Up Your Energy Strategy 3: Flexibility Flexibility Enhancer 1: Use Your Energy Wisely Flexibility Enhancer 2: Change Yourself Flexibility Enhancer 3: Focus on Positives Flexibility Enhancer 4: Explore Options to Solve Problems "Be Smart" Summary Part 3: "Work Smart" Strategies Six Strategies for Smart Organizations Strategy 1: Practice Organizational Self-Awareness Strategy 2: Develop Social Skills Social Skills Builder 1: Use "Emotions-On" Training Social Skills Builder 2: Have a Positive Relationship with the Learner Social Skills Builder 3: Connect Learning to Doing Strategy 3: Foster Optimism Optimism Raiser 1: Connect the Present to the Future Optimism Raiser 2: Assess Level of Optimism versus Pessimism Strategy 4: Encourage Flexibility and Problem Solving Flexibility Skill Builder 1: Imagine the Future Flexibility Skill Builder 2: Use Problem Solving Guidelines Strategy 5: Model and Encourage Emotional Control Emotional Controller 1: Foster Civility Emotional Controller 2: Develop Civil Guidelines Strategy 6: Support Teamwork High-Performance Team Builder 1: Harmonize Input High-Performance Team Builder 2: Raise Passion High-Performance Team Builder 3: Build Energy at Team Meetings "Work Smart" Summary Recommended Reading

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