Emotional Intelligence Test

For each item, rate from 1 to 5 how well you are able to display the ability described, with 1 being low ability and 5 being high ability. Try to think of real situations in which you have been called on to use each ability before you mark your score.

1. Identify when you experience mood shifts

2. Regroup quickly after a setback

3. Act productively in situations that make you anxious

4. Know the impact that your behavior has on others

5. Communicate your feelings effectively

6. Associate different physical cues with different emotions

7. Relax when under pressure

8. Gear up at will

9. Develop consensus with others

10. Stay calm when you are the target of anger from others

11. Know when your self-talk is helpful

12. Calm yourself quickly when angry

13. Stop or change habits that aren't effective

14. Provide advice and support to others as needed

15. Accurately communicate what you experience

16. Know how you interpret events you encounter

17. Prioritize options when you are multitasking

18. Follow words with actions

19. Show empathy to others

20. Help a group manage emotions

21. Know when you are angry

22. Know when to step back from a situation

23. Develop new and more productive patterns of behavior

24. Recognize when others are distressed

25. Facilitate a discussion to solve a problem

<B>Scoring Your Test</B></h2> <p>Use the five domains, or competencies, of emotional intelligence to score your test. Mark your totals from the test for each item indicated.</p> <p><B>Self-Awareness</B></p> <p>These items indicate your ability to know what you are feeling at the moment; use that ability to guide your decision-making; realistically assess your own abilities; and promote a well-grounded sense of self-confidence.</p> <div class="npmo"> <img src="http://0.tqn.com/d/np/career-tests/9781593375652_0181_001.jpg" format="JPG"> </div> <h2><B>Self-Regulation</B></h2> <p>These items indicate how well you handle your emotions so that they facilitate rather than interfere with the task at hand and how well you recover from emotional distress.</p> <div class="npmo"> <img src="http://0.tqn.com/d/np/career-tests/9781593375652_0182_001.jpg" format="JPG"> </div> <h2><B>Self-Motivation</B></h2> <p>These items indicate how well you use emotional self-control to guide you toward your goals and how well you take initiative, strive to improve, and persevere in the face of setbacks and frustrations.</p> <div class="npmo"> <img src="http://0.tqn.com/d/np/career-tests/9781593375652_0182_002.jpg" format="JPG"> </div> <h2><B>Empathy</B></h2> <p>These items indicate how well you sense what other people are feeling, your ability to take their perspective, and how well you cultivate rapport and attunement with a broad diversity of people.</p> <div class="npmo"> <img src="http://0.tqn.com/d/np/career-tests/9781593375652_0182_003.jpg" format="JPG"> </div> <p><B>Social Understanding</B></p> <p>These items indicate how effectively you handle emotions in relationships, how smoothly you interact with others, and how accurately you can read social situations in order to persuade, lead, negotiate, and settle disputes.</p> <div class="npmo"> <img src="http://0.tqn.com/d/np/career-tests/9781593375652_0183_001.jpg" format="JPG"> </div> <p>Based on your response patterns, identify your two strongest emotional intelligence competencies and record them here and in the chart on page 179.</p> <ul> <li><p>__________________________</p></li> <li><p>__________________________</p></li> </ul> <p>Now identify two EI competencies you want to improve and list them here and on the chart.</p> <ul> <li><p>__________________________</p></li> <li><p>__________________________</p></li> </ul> <p>Now identify four specific tasks or strategies that will help you master these two emotional intelligence competencies (refer to the “Out with the Old, in with the New” section on page 172 for ideas).</p> <ul> <li><p>__________________________</p></li> <li><p>__________________________</p></li> <li><p>__________________________</p></li> <li><p>__________________________</p></li> </ul> <div class="npsb"> <p>*Jennifer Robinson, M.A., contributed to the development of this test.</p> </div> <!--/gc--> <div id="pagination"><ul><li class="prev"><a href="http://www.netplaces.com/career-tests/emotional-intelligence-and-your-career/a-short-history-of-ei.htm" title="A Short History of EI">A Short History of EI</a></li><li class="next"><a href="http://www.netplaces.com/career-tests/emotional-intelligence-and-your-career/using-your-results-10.htm" title="Using Your Results">Using Your Results</a> </li></ul></div></div> <div id="coda"> <div id="rel"><div class="n5">Related Articles</div><ul> <li><a href="http://www.netplaces.com/career-tests/emotional-intelligence-and-your-career/emotional-intelligence-test.htm" zT="18/1YL/Zn"> Emotional Intelligence Test - 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