12 Insights of Team Practicing – EI

Emotional intelligence is a very powerful tool and using it in the right manner with individuals and within teams can create massive level of productivity and benefit for organizations.

But how one can decide that the team has Emotional Quotient and its implementing it to have Impact on organizational results?

Below are the 12 things to indicate that your team has high emotional quotient and is practicing on a day to day routine.

There can be more but let’s focus on Six ways to show that you care for them and demand the same from them.

They are Transparent

Sharing information openly within the team and with all key stakeholders.

Looking for Convergence

When a conflict or disagreement emerges amongst two members of the team, they first look at the areas of agreement and then follow through to solve the situation on hands.

Being internally Motivated

Whenever one of the team member is facing challenges, they become a dispenser of optimism and proactively solve problems. They never complain or blame each other.

They Stand by their Team

Individuals with high EQ normally advocate for the team and completely support their goals within and outside of the team.

Blow the Whistle with Comfort

If one of the team members is not comfortable with a task, situation or a project – they can be vocal about it and can raise their concern with their team openly.

Understanding Each Other

Team members debate ideas with each other openly. They understand the importance of a healthy debate & never fall into the trap of arguing or competing verbally.

Become Advocate of Listening

Listen actively and without judging the other person or interruption. Try to figure out ways to empathize with the person sitting opposite to you.


Celebrate small success and achievements of your teams with open heart, believing that when your time comes they will do the same.

Give Airtime

Few of your team members will be introvert or extrovert for that matter, give airtime to members who are introverts and resting time to those who are speaking more.

Talk Face to Face

If you have a problem with someone talk to them personally & not “Behind their backs”.

Be a feedback Buddy

Periodically assess your team and give feedbacks to them regarding their effectiveness.

Validate Them

Be excited about their contributions; let them know that they are valued.

About Author

Dr. Arif is on a life long journey of soul searching. This precisely landed him at Learning Minds Group as a Consultant and a Trainer. Being a certified trainer for Business Edge Program by World Bank IFC, he is certified to conduct and customize sessions for Small and Medium Enterprises, as well as front line employees of large organizations. Dr. Arif has an in-born gift of engaging with his audience. Due to his ability to connect with every participant on an individual level, his audience calls him, a “Game Changer.”