Emotional Intelligence through self-awareness
Emotional intelligence researcher and author Daniel Goleman defines self-awareness as "a neutral mode that maintains self-reflectiveness even in the midst of turbulent emotions." Goleman asserts that this type of self-awareness is key to developing emotional intelligence and overall well-being.
Chade Meng-Tan, Google's "jolly good fellow," describes self-awareness in the video below.
For reflection alone or together:
What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Bring to mind a time when you felt as big as a mountain and as small as a grain of sand. What within you helped you move beyond ego?