Do you want to dramatically improve your performance at work, enjoy better relationships and communicate better with those around you?
Emotional Intelligence is the way we use our thoughts and feelings - our personality - to change our behaviour and create a positive influence on our surroundings, our friends and our colleagues.
This book brings you the very latest research on Emotional Intelligence, and combines it with insights from the fields of mindfulness, positive psychology and altruism, creating a holistic approach and a powerful tool for change. It presents practical strategies to help you set and achieve new goals either at work or at home, and to engage effectively and positively with everyone around you. Learning tools include Try It Now, Remember This, Key Facts, Case Studies and Focus Points.
A completely updated and revised edition.
Christine Wilding is a Chartered MCIPD human resource practitioner and a BACP accredited and UKRC registered psychotherapist. She is a member of the BABCP, with post-graduate training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She works as a CBT therapist in a private psychiatric clinic and as a therapist and life coach in private practice. She also works with professional clients as a coach, therapist, and as a motivational and inter-personal skills trainer.
Introduction PART ONE - UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Chapter One: Emotional Intelligence - a first look Chapter Two - Why is emotional intelligence so important? PART TWO - EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND YOU: BECOMING PERSONALLY COMPETENT Chapter Three - Your Core Values Chapter Four - Thinking Straight: how managing your thoughts helps to manage your emotions Chapter Five - Knowing what you want - setting emotionally intelligent life goals Chapter Six - Two Key emotionally intelligent skills - acceptance and resilience Chapter Seven - Defeating Anger. The strongest emotion of all Chapter Eight - Taking Responsibility PART THREE - EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND OTHERS Chapter Nine - Social Intelligence Chapter Ten - the value of altruism Chapter Eleven - developing your interpersonal skills Chapter Twelve - Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness PART FOUR - EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN ACTION Chapter Thirteen - Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Chapter Fourteen - Emotional Intelligence within an Intimate Relationship Chapter Fifteen - Developing Emotionally Intelligent Children Further reading, useful addresses, bibliography