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Essay Writing

Leon Maulana Mirza Pasha


Task #3

The Key to Success with Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is important shared by everyone. This is because

emotional intelligence plays an important role for the success of one's
life, so that it can be said that emotional intelligence is the key to
success. Someone who is intelligent academically or intellectually
intelligent are not necessarily success in life and career. Many people
who are intellectually smart but failed in personal and business life.
Research has shown, intellectual acumen contributed only about 20% of
a person's success, while the remaining 80% is determined by other
factors. Another factor in question is emotional intelligence.

Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize, understand, and

manage emotions themselves and other people's emotions positively.
People who have emotional intelligence are able to recognize their
emotional state and emotional state of others so that they are easier to
hang out and make friends with others. Therefore, people who have
emotional intelligence is able to communicate a high able to
communicate better, to form a stronger relationship and achieve greater
success in the workplace and live a more fulfilling.

The key to success lies in how to manage emotions. If someone is able

to manage their emotions or have a high emotional intelligence then one
can easily handle feelings and will easily determine the success and
happiness in life. The key to more emotional intelligence is located on

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the five components that build emotional intelligence. The fifth
component which I will explain in the next page.

In the opinion of Daniel Goleman, emotional is a typical feelings and

thoughts, psychological and biological state which is a boost for react or
act for their stimuli from both inside and outside the individual, where it
can be; angry, sad, happy, scared, upset, embarrassed, shocked, love,
hate, satisfied. Overall a response or stimulus received.

By looking more broadly, we can say that emotion is not a bad thing,
because in the opinion of Aristotle in The Nichomacea Ethics is not an
emotional is a problem, but rather leads to how we express and control
all kinds of emotions and mastered with intelligence, and how to align
emotions and how to express it, even lust if properly trained will produce
wisdom and emotional intelligence.

Before you learn more deeply about how an emotional intelligence can
be influential in the personal success, it is good that we know what an
emotional understanding of this. Emotion is a complex situation, can be
feelings / thoughts characterized by biological changes that arise from a
person's behavior. In the opinion of Goleman (1994: 411), emotion refers
to a feeling or thoughts typically, a biological and psychological state as
well as a series of tendencies to act. And according to Shamsuddin
(1990: 69), emotion is a complex atmosphere and the thrills that
accompanies or appear before or after a behavior occurs.

Emotional intelegence is the something in each of us that is abit

intangible. It affect how manage behavior, navigate sosial complexities,
and make personal decisions that achieve positive results. Emotional

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intelligence is made up under two primary competencies: personal
competence and sosial competence.

Personal competence comprises your self-awareness and self-

management skills, which focus more on you individually than on your
interactions with other people. Personal competence is your ability to
stay aware of your emotions and manage your behavior and tendencies.

1. Self-awareness is your ability to accurately perceive your emotions

and stay aware of them as they happen.
2. Self-management is your ability to use awareness of your emotions
to stay flexible and positively direct your behavior.

Sosial competence is made up of your sisial awareness and relationship

management skills; sosial competence is your ability to understand
other peoples moods, behavior, and motives in order to respond
effectively and improve the quality of your relationship.

1. Social Awareness is your ability to accurately pick up on emotions

in other people and understand what is really going on.
2. Relationship management is your ability to use awareness of your
emotions and the others emotions to manage interactions

You can increase your emotional intelligence. The communication

between your emotional and rational brains is the physical source of
emotional intelligence. The pathway for emotional intelligence starts in
the brain, at the spinal cord. Your primary senses enter here and must
travel to the front of your brain before you can think rational ly about
your experience. However, first they travel through the limbic system,
the place where emotions are generated. So, we have an emotional
reaction to events before our rational mind is able to engage. Emotional

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intelligence requires effective communication between the ratinal and
emotional center of the brain.

Palasticity is the term neourologists use to describe the barins ability to

change. As your discover and practice new amotional intelligence skills,
the billions of microscopic neurons lining the road between the rational
and emotional center of your brain branch off small arms (much like a
tree) to reach out to the other cells. A single cell can grow 15,000
connections with its neighbors.this chain reaction of growth ensures its
easier kick a new behavior into action in the future.

The process of emotion in a person has five stages, the first elicitors
namely the encouragement in the form of a situation or event, both
receptors activities centered on the nervous system, the third state that
is specific changes that occur in the aspects of physiology, the fourth is
the expression that is the change in rasiologis, and five experience is the
perception and interpretation of the individual on his emotional state.

Other key emotional intelligence is located on the five components that

build emotional intelligence. These five components are among other

1. Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is the ability to recognize them. The key of emotional

intelligence. Self-awareness includes the ability to recognize themselves
and regulate emotions themselves that can affect thinking and behavior
as well as the ability of a person. When a person understands his
emotions, is it easier for him to recognize and control emotions and
prevent him from feeling his own power.

Someone also more confident because it can control his emotions. Being
self-aware will make someone always being honest in judging ourselves

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and know his strengths and weaknesses so that they can work according
to ability themselves to achieve better results for themselves and for
other people.

2. Setting Yourself

Self-regulation is the ability to self-regulate and control emotions. If

someone is able to manage and control his emotions, it will become
easier for him to think before they act so that it can prevent you from
making an arbitrary decision. Having the ability to self-regulation will
help someone in transforming negative emotions into positive emotions
and productive.

3. Motivation

Having emotional high intelligence means a person capable of utilizing

emotional to motivate you in taking appropriate action, follow up, and
work towards the achievement of objectives. When someone has high
emotional intelligence tend to be motivated, productive and efficient in
everything that will be done. One should also use positive emotions or
even survive in the face of adversity.

4. Empathy

Empathy is ability to distinguish the feelings of others, understand their

emotions and take advantage of understanding relating to others
effectively. People who have empathy usually very well at managing
relationships, improve communication, build trust and relate to others.

5. Social Skills

Having good social skills means someone knows how to develop and
maintain good relationships, communicate clearly, inspire and influence

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others, work well in a team and know how to manage and resolve

The three components of emotional intelligence were first mentioned

intrapersonal ability, is the ability of a person to know and manage
themselves. While the fourth and final component is the interpersonal
skills, the ability to interact and get along with others. The better a
person's ability intrapersonal, the easier it is to express one's
interpersonal skills. Mastering these skills will make someone's life
better, happier. This is the key to success and an emotional intelligence.
As has been described above that emotional intelligence is the key to
success. Success can easily be achieved if you have a high emotional
intelligence. Emotional high intelligence alone is not enough if it is not
accompanied by intellectual intelligence and emotional intelligence will
make you tall people who are good, intelligent, has the ability to
communicate and a good relationship with others so the opportunities to
achieve your success.


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