New Study Uncovers Habits of High Emotional Intelligence — Here Are 8 Things They Never Do

By Bo Beard | May 7, 2024

Emotionally intelligent individuals

Individuals with high emotional intelligence possess a unique skill set that enables them to not only recognize and understand their own emotions but also empathize with the emotions of others. 
 

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The author of "Emotional Intelligence Game Changers: 101 Ways to Succeed in Life & Work" spent two decades examining the behaviors of emotionally intelligent individuals. Here are eight behaviors that individuals with strong emotional intelligence avoid during conversations with others:
 

Avoid centering

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1. They avoid centering the conversation solely on themselves. Recognizing and appreciating others for their achievements and strengths is crucial for building positive relationships. Genuine acknowledgment sets you apart, leaving a lasting positive impression compared to those who overlook such gestures.