Emotional Intelligence: My Personal Concept Of Emotional Intelligence

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Overall, my original purpose statement is still relevant. That being said, there should be more emphasis on the emotional intelligence aspect of my statement. In the program thus far, I’ve found there to be much more teamwork than I had initially anticipated. This makes sense, as it’s an accurate reflection of the kind of work environment and culture to be expected in the real business world. With this important realization in mind, it is clear that high emotional intelligence is integral to success in the business field. Another adjustment that needs to be made to my personal purpose statement is regarding the specificity of the term emotional intelligence. I now know that there are two main types of emotional intelligence and several layers within each type. In my first journal, I was referring to my individual emotional intelligence; I now realize that group emotional intelligence is just as important. After my time in the program and exposure to many …show more content…
An incremental attitude is definitely something that I have been trying to work towards developing. Very closely tied to the idea of a growth mindset is the concept of self-compassion. I hope to use these best practices in my daily life by gradually shifting my attitude from one that is fixed and critical/pessimistic to one that is incremental and understanding. It has become apparent to me that accounting is not my forte I was going to write that as my next sentence, but then realized that that sentence implies a fixed mindset; that accounting is something that I’m simply not born to do. Instead, I need to realize that the reason I did not perform as well as I could have on the accounting midterm was due to a lack of effort and ineffective studying practices. I still believe that with increased effort and earlier studying, I can become better at

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