What is Emotional intelligence?
Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a number that is used to measure your emotional, also known as Emotional quotient (EQ) and Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EIQ) People with high EQ are able to recognize, evaluate, control and regulate the emotions of themselves and those of others, so they can become a good leaders. Similar to IQ, EQ is also one of the important indicators to help you become successful.
At the end of the twentieth century, in many Western countries, people were more interested in EQ and educated it to the younger generation. EQ is also hot in USA when Daniel Goleman published a first book about emotional intelligence in 1995. He posits that emotional intelligence is as important as IQ for success. Goleman presented the problem very well and convincing argument. Nowadays, Psychologists appreciate the role of emotions and their impact on human life. The EQ is measured through the EQ test.
Structure of Emotional intelligence tests
To determine EQ more accurately. These are the 5 most popular models: the Ability model, the Trait model, the Mixed model, the Bar-On model and the Genos model. The Ability Model and the Trait Model are the most popular models in the world.
The Ability Model recognizes that EI includes four distinct types of ability: Emotional perception, use of emotion, understanding emotions and managing emotions The Trait Model was first developed by psychologist Konstantin Vasily Petrides, Include questions about emotional self-perception.
- - A test consists of 10 questions
- - Time: 25 minutes
- - Model: The Ability Model
- Source: Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman in 1995
How much is your EQ?
1/10 : You're on an airplane which suddenly hits extremely bad turbulence and begins rocking from side to side. What do you do?
2/10 : You've taken a group of 4-year-olds to the park, and one of them starts crying because the others won't play with her. What do you do?
3/10 : Assume you had hoped to get an A in one of your courses, but you have just found out you got a C– on the midterm. What do you do?
4/10 : Imagine you are an insurance salesman calling prospective clients. Fifteen people in a row have hung up on you, and you are getting discouraged. What do you do?
5/10 : You are a manager in an organization that is trying to encourage respect for racial and ethnic diversity. You overhear someone telling a racist joke. What do you do?
6/10 : You are trying to calm down a friend who has worked himself up into a fury at a driver in another car who has cut dangerously close in front of him. What do you do?
7/10 : You and your boyfriend/girlfriend have gotten into an argument that has escalated into a shouting match. In the heat of the moment, you are both making personal attacks that you don't really mean. What's the best thing to do?
8/10 : You have been assigned to lead a work group that is trying to come up with a creative solution to a nagging problem at work. What is the first thing you do?
9/10 : Imagine that you have a 5-year-old son who is extremely timid, and has been hypersensitive about—and a bit fearful of—new people and places since he was born. What do you do?
10/10 : For some time now, you have wanted to return to playing the musical instrument you learned to play when you were younger. You have finally gotten around to practicing again, and want to make the best use of your time. What do you do?
Congratulations! your EQ is: