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Emotional Intelligence Book vs.
Articles on Emotional Intelligence


Using an emotional intelligence book that gives you the basics of the emotional intelligence theory is one way to get started, but reading articles on emotional intelligence can also give you...

A variety of ways to look at the components of emotional intelligence as well as information on new discoveries in the field of emotional intelligence (also called EQ.)

What is Emotional Intelligence?

If you're looking for an emotional intelligence book, chances are you are looking to define emotional intelligence.

So, let's start out with a simple definition of emotional intelligence:


Also, take a moment and click here to check out my article, “What is Emotional Intelligence and How Does it Relate to Positive Thinking?” which also links to many other articles on emotional intelligence that range from examining the components of emotional intelligence all the way to asking if the emotional intelligence theory has any validity to your life.  When you're done, just click the back button to return here where I'll be waiting for you...

Components of Emotional Intelligence

If you're looking for an emotional intelligence review that gives you more information about what actually makes up the emotional intelligence theory, here are the four areas that most people agree upon that make up the EQ basics:
  1. Self awareness
  2. Self management
  3. Social awareness
  4. Relationship management
I've provided an emotional intelligence article that covers the components of emotional intelligence.  Go ahead and head over there now if you want to know more about the components of EQ.  Then hit the back button and I'll be waiting...

EQ Book vs. Emotional Intelligence Article

So far in the minute or two that you've done some EQ research by reading this article, you've found a simplified version of a definition of emotional intelligence as well as the main components of emotional intelligence, but you haven't had to order a book and wait for it to arrive.

So far, so good.

But, what if you want to improve emotional intelligence and want a guidebook to help you.  Alright, let's venture into that arena next.

How to Improve Emotional Intelligence

One way to start working with emotional intelligence is to take a free emotional intelligence test and then use it to start enhancing emotional intelligence.

In my “Free Emotional Intelligence Test:  How to Use One to Improve Your Emotional IQ” article, I've given you link to a quick and easy test and then have given you suggestions on how to use the emotional intelligence survey questions as exercises for enhancing emotional intelligence.

Go ahead and click here to go there now to take the short test and read the article.  Then hit the back button and I'll be here waiting for you...

Emotional Intelligence Skills

Once you are able to define emotional intelligence in a quick and easy fashion, find out the components of emotional intelligence so you can start working on them, and take an interactive approach by taking an emotional intelligence online test, you've got the basics for working with emotional intelligence and improving your emotional intelligence skills.

Is emotional intelligence important enough to get a book and start a more involved way of working with emotional intelligence? 

Yes, and here are a couple of suggestions:  “Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman and “The Emotional Intelligence Quick Book” by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves.


Using a book to learn more about EQ can serve you greatly, but in the meantime while you are waiting for the book in the mail, be sure to check out all the articles on emotional intelligence you can so you have that much more understanding of the subject by the time the book arrives.

relax-and-listen-to-hypnosisHere's a great hypnosis download that helps you increase your emotional intelligence, which gives you a jump start on:

Gaining control over undesirable emotional responses;

Recognizing and understanding your own emotional responses and those of others. 

It's a pretty cool download, so be sure to click here to check it out...

Here's that link to the page that tells you “What is Emotional Intelligence,” which also has a bunch of links to other articles on emotional intelligence:

What is Emotional Intelligence and How Does it Relate to Positive Thinking?  “What is Emotional Intelligence” is a hot question today with so much emphasis on emotional intelligence in business and how it strongly affects our success at work.  But it also affects success...


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