EQ is separate from IQ. Components of EQ include:

  • Self-awareness
  • Managing emotions, motivation oneself
  • Recognizing emotions in others
  • Handling relationships.

(Goleman, Daniel, PhD. Emotional Intelligence. NY: Bantam Books, 1995, pp 42-44)

Common themes related to Emotional Intelligence include:

  • Emotional-Awareness
  • Self-Regulation
  • Responsiveness to Situational Cues
  • Influence
  • Decision-making Astuteness:

(Mark Mallinger, Mark, PhD, and Jeff Banks, PhD. Use Emotional Intelligence to Cope in Tough Times - How managers can help staff deal with job insecurity. CA: Pepperdine University, 2008.)