10 phrases those with high EQ use well

Emotional intelligence (EQ) – the ability to not only understand and handle our own emotions but those of others – can help us take some every-day phrases and ensure we are using them to their full potential.

Justin Bariso, founder of Insight, lists 10 simple phrases that leaders use every day, but those with high EQ know how to use the right way. The list includes:

  1. Well done. While everyone craves praise, the key is to deliver it in the right way – sincerely and specifically, Bariso says.
  2. Please and thank you. These phrases go beyond just good manners; they can also motivate your teammates.
  3. No. Don’t let others run your life. If you say yes to something you really don’t want to do, you may be missing out on something you actually want to do.


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