The EQi (Emotional Intelligence)

Emotional Intelligence reflects the way a person interacts with and applies his or her knowledge to daily life.

The EQi® (Emotional Intelligence)

Emotional Intelligence reflects the way a person interacts with and applies his or her knowledge to daily life. Broadly speaking, emotional intelligence addresses the emotional, personal, social and survival dimensions of intelligence. It is concerned with understanding oneself and others, relating to people and adapting to and coping with one’s surroundings so as to be more successful.

The EQi® assesses and measures a person’s emotional intelligence. A web based assessment, respondents self-report on their life and workplace performance in fifteen key areas of emotional skill that have proven to contribute to proficiency in complex business activities such as communication, listening, conflict resolution, motivating self and others, interpersonal effectiveness, adaptability, resilience, positive mood, etc. By identifying the areas that need improvement, the individual can immediately begin to develop those areas. At the same time, areas where the individual excels can be leveraged to their full potential to maximize effectiveness.

The five component and fifteen subscales of the EQi® are as follows:

INTRAPERSONAL Component Self-Regard
Emotional Self-Awareness
Assertiveness
Independence
Self-Actualization
INTERPERSONAL Component Empathy
Social Responsibility
Interpersonal Relationship
STRESS MANAGEMENT Component Tolerance
Impulse Control
ADAPTABILITY Component Reality Testing
Flexibility
Problem Solving
GENERAL MOOD Component Optimism
Happiness
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Edwards is certified in the application and interpretation of the EQi®.