Emotional Intelligence Self Evaluation | My Assignment Tutor

Emotional Intelligence Self Evaluation Introduction The purpose of this self-evaluation is to measure your tendencies and abilities within various areas of emotional intelligence. This questionnaire measures five areas of emotional intelligence including: Emotional awarenessManaging one’s emotionsSelf-motivationEmpathyCoaching others’ emotions Instructions for completing the questionnaire: Part 1 – Rating For each statement assign a value to denote your level of agreement. 1 = disagree very much 2 = disagree moderately 3 = disagree slightly 4 = agree slightly 5 = agree moderately 6 = agree very much 1.I use both negative and positive emotions as a source of wisdom about how to navigate my life.2.Negative feelings help me to address what I need to change in my life.3.I am calm under pressure.4.I have the ability to monitor my feelings from moment to moment.5.When challenged, I am good at getting calm and focused to flow with life’s demands.6.When challenged, I am able to summon a wide range of positive emotions such as fun, joy, fighting spirit and humour.7.I am in charge of how I feel.8.After something has upset me, I find it easy to regain my composure.9.I am effective at listening to other people’s problems.10.I do not recycle or dwell on negative emotions.11.I am sensitive to the emotional needs of others.12.I have a calming influence on other people.13.I am able to motivate myself to try and try again in the face of setbacks.14.I try to be creative with life’s challenges.15.I respond appropriately to other people’s moods, motivations, and desires.16.I can easily enter into a ‘zone’ state, or a state characterised by calmness, alertness, and focus.17.When the time is right, I face my negative feelings and work through what the issue is.18.I am capable of soothing myself after a negative event.19.Knowing my true feelings is crucial to my well-being.20.I am good at understanding the emotions of other people, even when the emotions are not directly expressed.21.I am adept at reading people’s feelings by their facial expressions.22.I can easily set aside negative feelings aside when called upon to perform.23.I am aware of subtle social signals that indicate what others need.24.People view me as an effective coach for others’ emotions.25.People who are aware of their true feelings are better pilots of their lives.26.I am often able to improve the moods of others.27.I am a good person to come to for advice about handling relationships.28.I am strongly attuned to others’ feelings.29.I help others use their motivations to achieve their personal goals.30.I can easily shake off negative feelings. Part 2 – Scoring Add your score for the various areas of EI according to the instructions below. Emotional CompetencyItem numbersYour scoreEmotional awareness  1 + 2 + 4 + 17 + 18 + 25 Managing one’s emotions  3 + 7 + 8 + 10 + 18 + 30 Self-motivation  5 + 6 + 13 + 14 + 16 + 22 Empathy  9 + 11 + 20 + 21 + 23 + 28 Coaching others’ emotions  12 + 15 + 24 + 26 + 27 + 29  Part 3 – Interpreting your score Comparing your scores with the chart below will allow you to assess your current standing on the various emotional competencies relative to a cross-industry sampling of managers and other professionals. Emotional CompetencyDefinite strengthNeeds some developmentNeeds substantial developmentEmotional awareness  31 or above26 – 3025 or belowManaging one’s emotions  32 or above27 – 3126 or belowSelf-motivation  31 or above27 – 3026 or belowEmpathy  31 or above26 – 3025 or belowCoaching others’ emotions  30 or above25 – 2924 or below Each of the competencies are important for being able to perform well in most managerial and professional jobs and are important to leading a fulfilling life in general. Therefore, you should consider creating a plan of self-development for areas in which your scores fell into the ‘needs substantial development’ or ‘needs some development’ range. Many books and seminars are available on each of the above emotional competencies to aid you in your development. Developed by Dr. Nicholas Hall, Psychoneuroimmunologist. Adapted from Peak Performance Training Resources available from Salum International Resources at www.saluminternational.com


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