EQ, Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence

EQ, Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence

by Justin Bariso

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In this age of social media attacks, broken commitments, and rampant corruption, a high emotional intelligence quotient, or EQ, is more important than ever. Justin Bariso brings the concept of emotional intelligence up to date and into the real world, combining scientific research with high-profile examples and personal stories. EQ, Applied teaches you how to channel your strongest feelings in a way that helps, not harms you—or others—enabling you to break down barriers and improve the quality of your relationships. You’ll learn how thoughts and habits affect emotions, and how to replace bad habits with healthier ones. You’ll see why even negative feedback is a gift, and when being empathetic can actually get you into trouble. Finally, you’ll learn how people can use your emotions to manipulate you, and how you can guard yourself against such attempts, leading to greater mental and emotional strength.

EQ, Applied gives you a set of practical tools and exercises that inspire you to be more helpful, move past resentment, and develop your more authentic self. By increasing your knowledge about emotions, you’ll better understand yourself and make wiser decisions. It’s time to put your emotions to work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783981984118
Publisher: Borough Hall
Publication date: 05/09/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 198,125
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Justin Bariso is an author, speaker, consultant, and one of Inc.com's most popular columnists. His thoughts on leadership, management, and emotional intelligence have been featured by TIME, CNBC, and Forbes, among others. He has been recognized repeatedly by LinkedIn as a "Top Voice" in management and workplace culture.

Raised in a multicultural environment, Justin learned to see the world through different sets of eyes. He was fascinated by the way a single news report could inspire very different emotional reactions in others, based on factors like their age, background, and upbringing. After spending a decade in management for a major nonprofit, he moved to Europe and began his own consulting agency, where he's worked with a wide range of companies from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Today, Justin focuses on helping others harness the power of emotion for good-and how doing so leads to a richer, more fulfilling life.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: From Theory to Practice: What Real-World Emotional Intelligence Looks Like

Chapter 2: Under Control: Training and Honing Your Emotional Abilities

Chapter 3: Creatures of Habit: How Thoughts and Habits Affect the Emotional Experience

Chapter 4: Diamonds in the Rough: Why You Should Treat All Feedback as a Gift

Chapter 5: The Truth About Empathy: The Good, the Bad, and the Misunderstood

Chapter 6: The Power of Influence: How Emotional Connection Breaks Down Barriers and Changes Minds

Chapter 7: Building Bridges: Cultivating Deeper, Healthier, More Loyal Relationships

Chapter 8: The Dark Side: From Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde

Chapter 9: Moving Forward: Embracing the Emotional Journey


Appendix: The Ten Commandments of Emotional Intelligence


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