Think about your week at work. Have you struggled with any of the following?
- Making a tough decision
- Finding time to care for yourself while also tending to your team and/or client
- Dealing with an interpersonal conflict
- Losing some sense of control
- Meeting a deadline
- Making a mistake
If the answer is yes (and I’m willing to bet that it is), you are a human being. The good news is that we all have the capacity to implement strategies that can help increase our motivation, reduce conflict, better manage our own emotions and the emotions of others, and be stronger and better as a result. For tips on how to increase your own emotional intelligence (or EQ) at work, try some of the research based tips below: