Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
7) “Anybody can become angry, that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way, that is not within everybody’s power, that is not easy.” —Aristotle. Evaluate the statement in the context of the concept of emotional intelligence. (250 words)
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Why this question:
The statement is in the context of significance that emotional intelligence holds in the life of an individual.
Key demand of the question:
Explain in detail the significance of emotional intelligence and its application aspects in all spheres of life.
Evaluate – When you are asked to evaluate, you have to pass a sound judgement about the truth of the given statement in the question or the topic based on evidences. You have to appraise the worth of the statement in question. There is scope for forming a personal opinion here.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly define the concept of emotional intelligence.
Explain that Emotional Intelligence is the summative of abilities, competencies and skills that signify a collection of knowledge in order to cope with life effectively. Therefore, it is closely related to the personal and professional growth of the individuals who have to take decisions under stressful and difficult situations.
One has to open up the statement quoted by Aristotle and use suitable illustrations to justify their answers.
Conclude with significance of handling emotions.