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Self-assessing Your Emotional Intelligence

by Alan Ackmann

This course will improve your emotional intelligence by helping you take stock of your current emotional state, influences, and health, laying a strong foundation of awareness for self and relational management.

What you'll learn

Emotional intelligence and self-improvement is impossible without an accurate sense of your own emotional state, influences, and identity. In this course, Self-assessing Your Emotional Intelligence, you will gain the ability to understand your main emotional circumstances. First, you will learn how to recognize signs of high emotional intelligence in others. Next, you will identify key triggers for both positive and negatively connoted emotional responses. Finally, you will explore your own emotional intelligence fundamentals and influences. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of emotional self-assessment needed to better manage your own emotions and to improve both professional and personal relationships.

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About the author

Alan Ackmann teaches business and technical writing in the Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse Department at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, where he lives with his wife and two children. His professional specialties include career development writing and the rhetoric of slideware and presentations. In his spare time, he enjoys jogging, reading, and singing (though not always in that order).

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