It is a tough world we are dealing with and the concept of emotional intelligence is nothing new to us. But in their book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, authors Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves present a step-by-step programme that will help readers use effectively their emotional intelligence and enjoy the fruits of consistent performance and ultimately succeed in achieving their goals.
The book highlights the four core emotional intelligence skills which are self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. In order to exceed one’s goals one not only has to identify one’s EQ skills but must also learn to develop these skills into strengths. Keeping this purpose in mind, the authors have focussed on how these four core skills can be achieved and strengthened. They have offered strategies for self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. The strategies are full of insights and are straightforward. A daily practice of these strategies will help people respond effectively to their emotions. They equip a person to overcome the daily obstacles and help bring about a positive change in life. Lastly, man is incomplete without relationships. and so the strategies for relationship management are sure to deepen the connections people already have and also help critical relationships work.
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 was published by Perseus Books Group in 2009 and is available in paperback.
The book focuses on the four main EQ skills namely self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. It also provides strategies that are applicable in practical life for improving the quality of performance.
Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves