What makes people effective at their jobs? What skills are necessary to work in a complex, demanding work environment? Increasingly, the answer to these and similar types of questions suggest that organizations are seeking individuals who demonstrate more than the conventional benchmarks of success such as academic credentials and years of experience in a profession. Individuals who have cultivated emotional as well as intellectual abilities are increasingly in demand. There is no doubt that emotional intelligence is important on a professional level, but it’s important on a personal level as well. So what is emotional intelligence, and what can you do to improve yours?

If you are a Johns Hopkins University employee, you may be interested in attending the “Cultivating the Power of Emotional Intelligence” workshop. Please click here to view course details.

There are also Skillsoft Courses available:

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Skills: Self-awareness and Self-management

(NOTE — You must use your JHED ID and password to access these resources.)