Developing Social Intelligence
Today, organizations are faced with many environmental changes. The changes occur so rapidly that if organizations are not prepared for dealing with them, their survival will endanger. One of the new tools that help organizations in today’s dynamic environment to have an appropriate situation is the use of social intelligence.
Social intelligence is the capacity to know oneself and to know others. Social Intelligence develops from experience with people and learning from success and failures in social settings. It is more commonly referred to as “tact,” “Common sense,” or “street smarts.”
Social cognition is the source of much of human intelligence and a major driver of evolution of the brain. Aspects of social intelligence such as face recognition; attention and gaze; recognizing actions, emotions, and social interactions.
Social scientist Ross Honeywill believes social intelligence is an aggregated measure of self- and social-awareness, evolved social beliefs and attitudes, and a capacity and appetite to manage complex social change. Psychologist, Nicholas Humphrey believes that it is social intelligence, rather than quantitative intelligence, that defines who we are as humans.
Everyone wants to feel loved and happy at home and at work. The key is healthy relationships. Research suggested that Social Intelligence aka SQ is essential for effective leadership and help teams work better together. SQ is important when work relationships are established.
- Social Intelligence business soft skills training helps individuals – and ultimately organizations – learn how to communicate more effectively.
- Build culture and team effectiveness by providing insights into why people think, act and react the way they do.
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