5 Components of Emotional Intelligence

1. Self-Awareness – Understand and be comfortable with your emotions, needs, weaknesses, strengths and drives

2. Self-Regulation – Control your impulses, especially ones that can be destructive such as anger and fear

3. Motivation – Be driven towards the job that accompanies achievement

4. Empathy – Consider others’ feelings when making decisions

5. Social Skill – Value networking and acknowledge that very few important jobs are achieved alone