The 54 EQ Competencies

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It doesn’t matter if you want to improve personal or professional relationships– an important aspect is having the people skills necessary to be able to relate to others while being able to keep emotions from standing in the way. While much importance is placed on one’s intelligence quotient (IQ) for attaining success in life, another important factor should be given much notice – emotional intelligence quotient (EQ). EQ helps you best understand your behaviors and yourself so that you can navigate your way through interpersonal challenges and better understand how emotions play into them.

54 EQ competencies that can help you with such challenges

There are 54 EQ competencies that can help you with such challenges as struggles with your teenagers, conflicts with your significant other, challenges with people at work, dealing with difficult neighbors, being a leader, and getting through tense situations, just to name a few. As you become more self-aware and learn how to control emotions and behavior, you’ll be able to relate more skillfully to others. With the 54 EQ competencies, you’ll improve your effectiveness in three categories: self-awareness, self-control and self-regulation, and how you relate to and work with others. You can become your emotional best and lead a happier and more rewarding and successful life.

As you develop an EQ action plan that will work best for you, you will be looking at the 54 EQ competencies – adaptability, assertiveness, authenticity, collaboration, compassion, conflict management, effective confrontation, congruence, constructive discontent, creativity, emotional expression, emotional maturity, emotional problem-solving, emotional self-control, active empathy, flexibility, group savvy, impulse control, independence, influencing others, initiative, insightfulness, integrity, intentionality, interpersonally skillful, intuition, listening generously, mindfulness, reading nonverbal communication, openness to others, optimism, patience, personal power, perspective-taking, reality testing, reframing, relationship savvy resilience, self-actualization, accurate self-assessment, self-awareness, self-confidence, self-disclosure, self-regard, situational awareness, social intelligence, social responsibility, managing social space, stamina, stress hardy, tolerance, trusting, trustworthy, and understanding others.

At EQ Skills, we understand that other leadership training professionals discuss far fewer EQ competencies than the 54 that we present. We are confident that by reading our People Skills Handbook and following the action tips to improve your emotional intelligence, you’ll soon recognize why we have chosen this route. We provide tactical learning tips– not just bromides. Our multiple-action learning guidance and system yields significant results. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us so you can begin your journey to a happier, more successful life.