emotional intelligence

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the ability to perceive and understand personal feelings and those of others. Emotional intelligence means recognizing emotions and acting on them in a reflective and rational manner. It involves self-awareness, empathy, and selfrestraint. In the workplace, this ability can greatly enhance interpersonal communication and people skills. Emotional intelligence was first broadly discussed by Daniel Goleman.

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