How Emotionally Intelligent People Deal With a Mad, Mad World

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That’s the time I start screaming inside, because I actually wanted to start work at 8:30. But I had to help get the kids set up for homeschool. And answer their million questions. And clean up the kitchen because my wife and I didn’t have the energy to do it the night before.

But one day, I came to a realization:

Why am I adding all of this stress to myself?

So what if I don’t start work until 9:45? Or, some days, until 10:30?

Of course, it’s not ideal…But this isn’t an ideal world we’re living in.

And that’s why emotional intelligence, the ability to understand and manage emotional reactions, offers such a huge advantage in uncertain times:

Because emotionally intelligent people know how to adapt.

+INFO: Inc.

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