Topics: Emotion, Psychology, Mind Pages: 3 (1088 words) Published: April 12, 2013
Emotional Intelligence and Rational Brain
In today’s world, different skills and abilities are valued highly. Almost all doors are opened to gifted and talented people. Moreover, they can easy find not only the respect of others, but also prosperity. Nowadays, even majority of employers prefer to hire the skillful staff: proactive, perspicacious, people who are able to get along with others and who want to achieve their goals. It would seem that it is necessary to be sufficiently educated and intelligent for the purpose of prosperity achievement. According to the claim of many researchers, intellectual abilities are necessary, but not sufficient for success. In many situations, emotional characteristics of a person are much more important in this regard: the ability to work in a team and establish a contact with correspondents – those mental abilities that allow to understand emotions, and their associates .We like to think that we are completely rational creatures, and have “tamed” our emotional brains, but the reality is that the way we think isn’t as rational as that. In reality, we are constantly switching between our rational and emotional brains, and frankly, that is a very good thing.

Emotional intelligence is the ability of us as human beings to understand how relationships function. By understanding the very complex workings of relationships we will therefore be able to become far better communicators than we are now. As we will understand what or how rather, a relationship develops and what each party needs to do and know in order that the relationship succeed. I was not cognizant of this fact until recently. When one understands how a relationship works, then one will be able to know when to try harder or to give up, given the signals by the other party involved.

Given these understandings, how might "emotional intelligence" .Most simply, emotional intelligence can reasonably be conceived as a measure of the degree to which a person successfully...
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