Emotional intelligence (EI) is most often defined as the ability to perceive, use, understand, manage, and handle emotions. People with high emotional intelligence can recognize their own emotions and those of others, use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior, discern between different feelings and label them appropriately, and adjust emotions to adapt to environments.
If charged with a crime, emotions will be overwhelming, many new feelings, worries and concerns. How do we best leverage emotional intelligence when charged with a crime in Michigan?
It begins with self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and social acceleration.