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Is Emotional Intelligence Overrated? Forget IQ versus EQSix Seconds. After 100 years of research, there’s little agreement on the definition of intelligence or how to measure IQ. Yet Adam Grant insists cognitive skill trumps all, and “Emotional Intelligence Is Overrated.” His critique is wrong, but important. His latest post on LinkedIN is a follow up to his Atlantic piece on “The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence,” where he warns it’s risky to develop emotional competence.

For example, he even speculates that Hitler used emotional intelligence to manipulate people into a frenzy of mindless loyalty. Framing this as “IQ versus EQ” demonstrates neither. Traditional psychological research has treated emotion and cognition as separate, even competitive. Emotions Drive People That said, in the human brain, no signal is more powerful than emotion.

Science is a process of mounting evidence. The Evidence for Emotional Intelligence This year, for the first time, a “big data” approach was used to assess the significance of emotional intelligence around the globe.


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Emoties - wat zijn het? (1) Emotie. De Emoties, het boek van de psycholoog Nico Frijda betreft zowel onderzoek als theorie over emoties. Een visie op emoties en welk belang ze dienen. Emotioneel gedrag heeft volgens Frijda altijd een functie. Emoties dienen als signaal of een bepaalde gebeurtenis voor ons belangrijk is en zijn te onderscheiden o.g.v. actiebereidheid. Emotie is een gevoelde actietendens. Er is een verschil tussen Gevoel en Emotie; ook zijn er primaire en secundaire emoties. Emoties - Wat zijn het? Emotie. Emotie Psychologisch Bekeken De emoties van de psycholoog Nico Frijda is een boeiend en leerzaam boek over zowel emotie- theorie als onderzoek. Volgens Frijda heeft emotioneel gedrag altijd een functie. Emoties Theorie en Onderzoek Overzicht Emoties. Emoties Nico Frijda Deel I Emotie - Analyse Emotie Emotioneel. Emotioneel Gedrag Emotioneel gedrag. Emotie en Actiebereidheid Emotie en Actiebereidheid. Emotie en Fysiologie Emotie en Fysiologie.

Emotionele Beleving Emotionele Beleving. Lees verder. 3 Positieve signalen van negatieve emoties - Newstart - Begeleiding in Geluk en Succes. Vaak ervaren we negatieve emoties als pijnlijk en proberen we ze te vermijden. Maar het is slimmer te ontdekken wat die emotie ­je probeert te vertellen. Elke negatieve emotie heeft drie voordelen: Dit voelt niet goed, dus moet ik iets anders kiezen. Kan ik hier iets van leren en daardoor groeien? En tenslotte: moet ik doorzetten of dit juist accepteren? Hier zijn drie positieve signalen van een negatieve emotie: Meer gegevens over deze foto Signaal 1: “Dit voelt niet goed.” Je gevoel vertelt je onmiddellijk of je iets fijn of vervelend vindt. Er is een reden dat sommige dingen, mensen of situaties niet goed voelen. Toch is dat vaak de beste oplossing. Signaal 2: “Hier moet ik van leren.” Ga ervan uit dat ook deze emotie weer overgaat.

Dus aan ons de taak om onze patronen te herkennen. Je hebt een heleboel positieve patronen, maar juist van negatieve patronen kun je leren. Signaal 3: “Dit moet ik accepteren.” Bij scheiding hoort verdriet, bij ontslag hoort onzekerheid. Op jouw succes, Index to Group Activities, Games, Exercises & Initiatives. Summit Handouts.

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Omgaan met macht. In een organisatie speelt macht altijd een rol. De directie heeft macht; een manager heeft macht. Maar een gewone werknemer, heeft die eigenlijk macht? Als hij die niet heeft, kan hij die dan toch verkrijgen? Wat is macht? Wie macht heeft, is in staat om het gedrag van anderen te sturen. Macht is situatiegebonden. Er zijn echter nog veel andere vormen van macht die in organisaties een rol spelen.

Soorten macht Hiërarchische macht Het voorgaande voorbeeld is een voorbeeld van hiërarchische macht. Wie over wie wat te zeggen heeftwelke sancties iemand mag opleggenwat voor beslissingen iemand zelfstandig mag nemenhoe groot het budget is waarover iemand beschiktof iemand personeel mag aannemen, beoordelen en ontslaan Macht van kennis en informatie "Kennis is macht", is een vaak gehoorde uitspraak. Toegang tot informatie is ook een bron van macht. Wie een toekomstvisie heeft, heeft ook macht. Macht door je rol in de groep Macht door normen, waarden en wetten "Dat kunnen we niet máken!

" Kleding. Diagnosing Organizational Effectiveness. Ten Difficult, But Really Important Words. Many words in the English language are difficult. In fact, there’s even a Dictionary of Difficult Words. But none are more difficult than these: “I’m sorry. I was wrong. Will you please forgive me?” Photo courtesy of © Many otherwise articulate people seem to have great difficulty in spitting these words out. But each one of these ten words are important. “I’m sorry.” We may be tempted to take shortcuts. Question: Do you find it difficult to get these words out? Want to launch your own blog or upgrade to self-hosted WordPress? Three Signs You’ve Crossed the Line From Influence to Manipulation | Enclaria: Change Starts Here.

It’s a question that every change agent probably grapples with at some point: Is organization change really just a form of manipulation? After all, an individual or small group of people deciding to influence a larger group to change the way they work seems a little bit presumptuous. What gives you the right to determine what everyone else should do and then figure out how to get them to do it? Isn’t that manipulation? At the same time, organizations don’t work without people focused on improving them.

Without someone to influence large numbers of people to change in the same direction, an organization would devolve into chaos. Perhaps there would be some local optimization, but not a cohesive overall strategy. Unable to adapt, an organization without change agents would eventually fizzle away. Manipulation and influence are two sides of the same coin. The difference between influence and manipulation comes down to your personal motivation as a change agent – real and perceived. Team Building Activities. Activities To Improve Emotional Intelligence Together. Team Building Activities For Emotional Intelligence The purpose of these team building activities is to grow the emotional intelligence of a team together.

If you want to read more about Emotional Intelligence, you can follow this link. And if you want exercises that are related to other topics than EQ, follow this link. Here is an article on how to use these exercises effectively And if you know any tools or exercises with regards to EQ, Please share it with us at the bottom of this page. Here is the exercises: Trust: "If you knew this about me... " Sometimes also called "The Six Minute Exercise". Read more here... Problem Solving: The Box Exercise Also called "Talking behind my back". It is very useful to brake down silos within a team. Read more here... Listening: Reflective listening AKA "Listening to Understand". Read more here... Becoming Solutions Focused: Turning Complaints into Requests This activity, when it becomes a habit, has the ability to combat office politics.

Read more... Emotional Intelligence Appraisal® Techniques for Changing Minds. Map of Consciousness. A Powerful Framework For Your Personal Growth In this article, I’m very excited to share with you the map of consciousness, developed by Dr. David Hawkins in Power vs Force. This is the same map I alluded to in Are You Sleepwalking Your Life Away? Part 2 post. The reason I’m so excited is because this map is probably the single most powerful tool in your pursuit for personal growth and excellence. Firstly, having the map of consciousness empowers us in knowing where we stand in our current state of growth. Secondly, this map lists all the different levels of consciousness attainable, thus serving as a critical framework for conscious living.

For me, having this map of consciousness has been very helpful in identifying where I currently stand in my pursuit of growth, becoming more conscious of my reactions toward life events and what they represent, understanding the limitations of the level I am at and what I should do in order to further up my consciousness. Consciousness Defined 1. 2. Emotional Intelligence Daily. Types of Intelligence-IQ, EQ,MQ,BQ. Howard Gardner’s seven types of intelligence guide us in selecting child specific teaching methods and career.

There are other types of intelligence which parents and teachers should develop in children, to prepare them to face the world independently. Earlier psychologists termed this as “Social intelligence”- the ability to get along with other people. Usually we feel that a child with a high IQ (Intelligence Quotient- measurement of intelligence) will have a bright future. But there are many examples in the real world where we find that people who had been average students are more succesful and happy with their life and career. What is Intelligence? Intelligence is the capacity of a person to understand, learn and apply knowledge. When we talk of IQ, we generally consider technical intelligence or the logical reasoning skills, where no emotions are involved.

Emotional Intelligence Talk and explain to the child the different types of emotions we feel. Moral Intelligence. 75 Affirmations for Personal Development. Affirmations are one way to develop new beliefs that can eventually become second-nature. Every morning or evening we can repeat these affirmations with a clear and focused mind, and with practice these beliefs can take hold inside our brains. One caveat, however, is to make sure that the affirmations you repeat to yourself are congruent with reality, and aligned with your core values.

I’ve seen many people come up with delusional affirmations and then attempt to ingrain them into their minds. Even when they do succeed, those beliefs can be detrimental. Please be aware of the meaning and intention behind the affirmation before you decide to “program it” into your mind. The following is just a list of suggestions on some of the affirmations you may want to practice. Feel free to use the ones you think will benefit you, and disregard the ones you disagree with. I recommend only practicing 1 or 2 affirmations at a time. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

The Thought-Patterns of Success - Elizabeth Grace Saunders. By Elizabeth Grace Saunders | 1:50 PM April 30, 2012 Your passion for your career can sabotage your attempts to succeed. When you go from feeling energized, excited and in control of your work to feeling an overwhelming compulsion to achieve and produce, you’ve tipped from helpful harmonious passion into harmful obsessive passion. But when you’ve grown accustomed to operating from a state of obsessive passion, you may want to act differently, but you just don’t know how. Your deeply ingrained mental and behavioral patterns naturally lead you toward seemingly uncontrollable compulsion to work. Paradoxically, these natural reflexes inhibit the quality of your professional output. And when you do make small attempts to change, like leaving the office on time, you experience withdrawal symptoms, which send you scurrying back to your familiar habit patterns.

Fortunately, there is hope. Cognitive Science Movie Index.

Mistakes Introverts Make. We are all so very wonderful and yet--I'm sorry, but it must be said--we are not perfect. This blog has focused mostly on staking out turf in our culture for introverts , but now it's time to consider some things related to our introversion that might be interfering with our relationships and accomplishments. Many or most of us have probably made some of these mistakes at one time or another. I certainly have. Sure, some people need more social interaction than others, but we all need some. Yes, we hate the phone, and it's OK to ask that people respect and honor this. OK, if someone obstinately refuses any other form of communication and insists on frequent time-sucking phone calls, then you get some leeway to make your point. As much as we prefer deep conversation, plunging straight into your worldview over the onion dip at a party can be off-putting to others. Ah, the dreaded babble. If you suddenly realize you've careened into a long monologue, take a breath and look around.

Emotions and the Brain. The scientific argument for being emotional - Neuroscience. At the end of his second year of Harvard graduate school, neuroscientist and bestselling author Richard Davidson did something his colleagues suspected would mark the end of his academic career: He skipped town and went to India and Sri Lanka for three months to “study meditation.” In the ’70s, just as today, people tended to lump meditation into the new-age category, along with things like astrology, crystals, tantra and herbal “remedies.” But contrary to what his skeptics presumed, not only did Davidson return to resume his studies at Harvard, his trip also marked the beginning of Davidson’s most spectacular body of work: neuroscientific research indicating that meditation (and other strictly mental activity) changes the neuroplasticity of the brain.

Thirty years later, Davidson is still researching and writing about the intersection of neuroscience and emotion — he currently teaches psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. That’s a great example. Doi:10.1016/S1053-8100(03)00081-3. Revenge of the Introvert. There are as many introverts as extraverts, but you'd never know it by looking around. Introverts would rather be entertained by what's going on in their heads than in seeking happiness. Their big challenge is not to feel like outsiders in their own culture. by Laurie Helgoe, Ph.D. After ten years as a psychologist practicing psychodynamic psychotherapy , I reclined on the couch of my own analyst feeling burdened by my chosen work. After a day of seeing patients, I was drained. Then I heard myself say: "I don't like being a therapist. " Suddenly I felt free, loosed from expectations that never fit. As a card-carrying introvert , I am one of the many people whose personality confers on them a preference for the inner world of their own mind rather than the outer world of sociability.

Over the past two decades, scientists have whittled down to five those clusters of cognitions, emotions, motivations, and behaviors that we mean by "personality" factors. Introversion in Action.