Using Emotional Intelligence in Leadership


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Which aspect of emotional intelligence relates to a person's ability to recognize the situation or group that they are in and act accordingly?

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1. Darren notices that his employee, Janet, has seemed down lately and is having trouble completing all of her assignments on time. Darren knows that she recently lost a close family member and spends time thinking about the types of emotions that Janet must be going through right now. How is Darren approaching the situation with Janet?

2. In which of the following situations would it be BEST for a leader to address the area of self-regulation with an employee?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the characteristics of emotional intelligence, and how they apply to leaders. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include a skill that determines how driven an individual is to go after goals, and aspects associated with emotional intelligence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of emotional intelligence, including:

  • The capacity to act based on situational recognition
  • Comprehending emotional composition
  • What individuals who tend to have mood swings or outbursts need to work on
  • Aspects of emotional intelligence
  • Drive for accomplishing goals

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related emotional intelligence lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about a skill that involves understanding emotional makeup
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the aspects of emotional intelligence

Additional Learning

To learn more about emotional intelligence, review the corresponding lesson, Using Emotional Intelligence in Leadership. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what emotional intelligence is
  • Explore examples of the aspects of emotional intelligence
  • Understand how each component of emotional intelligence applies to leadership skills