Monday, March 19, 2018

EQ – 4

JOT behaviors, so called, are examples of low levels of EQ.

J stands for jumping to conclusions
O stands for overreacting
T stands for taking things personally.

These behaviors tend to create conflict, inside an individual and between individuals. As you raise your EQ and work on resolving JOT behaviors, you tend to experience less conflict, which can be seen in the things you say and do that—and that result in more positive outcomes. EQ is not emotions or feelings; it does involve both of them, however, as components. In essence, this involves learning to identify emotions quickly and accurately and manage them effectively, along with an understanding of the difference between emotions and feelings. More next time.

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