Response #4 represents the highest level of EQ for question three. Unless you can bring the need to alter behaviors to everyone’s attention appropriately, the same “failure to hear” will likely be repeated in the same meeting.
Select the response that in your brain’s opinion represents the highest level of EQ along with reasons for your choice.
When you hear from a third party that someone made a negative comment about you or a friend of yours, you:
1. Ignore it
2. Retaliate or try to defend yourself
3. Think about something else and be ready to state your
viewpoint calmly IF the subject comes up
4. Feel hurt or sad and lose sleep over it