Emotional intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationship judiciously and empathetically. Simply put, emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize your own feelings, but also the emotions of others.
To be emotionally mature and emotionally intelligent is a huge characteristic and trait.
But being emotionally mature can also help you become a better leader. Once you manage and you are aware how to manage your relationships with others, you will be in better position.
In this short video, Daniel Goleman explains the best strategies to improve your emotional intelligence. And it will help you build better long-term relationships.