Monthly Archives: August 2011

Managing Your Emotions

This week we are exploring the final  branch of the Salovey, Meyer and Caruso model of Emotional Intelligence, Managing Emotions.  This branch is concerned less with suppressing or controlling emotions and more with the ability to bring about optimal emotional … Continue reading

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Understanding Emotions

Last week we explored the second branch of the Salovey, Mayer and Caruso model of emotional intelligence. This week we are moving on to the third branch. This branch is concerned largely with:  Labelling emotions. Understanding emotional relationships of different intensity. … Continue reading

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Using Emotions to Facilitate Thinking

The second branch of Salovey, Meyer and Caruso’s model of Emotional Intelligence is “Using Emotions to Facilitate Thinking”. By knowing how emotions affect our thinking and how to utilise our emotions we can become more effective at problem solving, reasoning, … Continue reading

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Expressing Emotions

This week, continuing on from last week it is my intention to explore the value of expressing our emotions and the purpose this serves. According to Salovey and Caruso, in their book “The Emotionally Intelligent Manager”, emotions serve as a … Continue reading

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