The two left-hand quadrants in the generic emotional intelligence model are about the self: self-awareness and self-management.
These are the basis for self-mastery: awareness of our internal states, and management of those states. These domains of skill are what make someone an outstanding individual performer in any domain of performance – and in business an outstanding individual contributor, or lone star.
Competencies like managing emotions, focused drive to achieve goals, adaptability and initiative are based on emotional self-management.
Self-regulation of emotion and impulse relies greatly on the interaction between the ...