Anger Solutions Atlanta is a provider of the Bar On EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence Assessment. As the practice of Anger Management continues to evolve so do we here at Atlanta Anger Management; As an Anderson and Anderson™ Certified Anger Management Facilitator we are pleased to be able to offer to businesses, groups, and individuals the Bar On EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence Assessment.
Have you ever wondered why some very smart people are lonely, unhappy, and unsuccessful? Do you remember anyone from your childhood who wasn’t that smart, but was outgoing, confident, had a positive attitude, and later in life became very successful? We used to think that IQ can predict how well one will do in life. But you know from your own experience that often high IQ is just not enough. What is this “other intelligence” that is so much more important for succeeding in the 21st century? It is called Emotional Intelligence.
BarOn EQ-i 2.0 is the first scientific measure of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence refers to the emotional, personal, social and coping dimensions of life.
The BarOn EQ-i 2.0 meaures one’s ability to deal with daily environmental demands and helps predict one’s success in life, including professional and personal pursuits. It can help identify skills in people management and leadership capability.
Research shows a strong relationship between emotional intelligence and job performance. Measuring emotional intelligence in the workplace is the first step toward improving it. Emotional skills can be enhanced through training, making the BarOn EQ-i 2.0a valuable instrument for identifying potential areas for improvement and measuring effectiveness of organisational development programs.
BarOn EQ-i 2.0 highlights an individual’s emotional and social strengths and weaknesses. Once the areas that need improvement have been identified, clients can immediately begin exploring and developing those areas. At the same time, areas where the individual excels can be used to their full potential to maximise effectiveness in daily tasks. High functioning individuals create a strong, competent team and a dynamic organisation.
The BarOn EQ-i 2.0 is the ideal tool to use in training and development initiatives, team building and in personal developement.
- BarOn EQ-i consists of 133 statements that cover a wide range of emotional and social functioning. Clients rate how true each statement is for themselves on a 5-point scale. Along with scores for four validity indices, scores are provided for the following areas of emotional intelligence:
- Intrapersonal: self-awareness and awareness of one’s own emotions
- Interpersonal: empathy toward others and how people relate to one another
- Adaptability: flexibility and openness to new ideas
- Stress Management: stress tolerance and impulse control
- General Mood: optimism and happiness
- The BarOn EQ-i takes approximately 30 minutes to administer and is a self-report. It is appropriate for persons aged 16 years & older.
- Based on over 20 years of research by Dr Reuven BarOn, the BarOn EQ-i 2.0 has been used to test over 1,000,000 individuals worldwide.
What EQ-i 2.0 Measures:
Self-Regard – Respecting oneself while understanding and accepting one’s strengths and weaknesses. Self-Regard is often associated with feelings of inner strength and self-confidence.
Self-Actualization – Persistently trying to improve oneself and engage in the pursuit of personally relevant and meaningful objectives that lead to a rich and enjoyable life.
Emotional Self-Awareness – Recognizing and understanding one’s own emotions. This includes the ability to differentiate between subtleties in one’s own emotions while understanding the cause of these emotions and the impact they have on the thoughts and actions of oneself and others.
Flexibility – Adapting emotions, thoughts and behaviors to unfamiliar, unpredictable, and dynamic circumstances or ideas.
Stress Tolerance – Coping with stressful or difficult situations and believing that one can manage or influence situations in a positive manner.
Optimism – Remaining hopeful and resilient, despite occasional setbacks. Optimism is an indicator of one’s positive attitude and outlook on life.
Emotional Expression – Openly expressing one’s feelings verbally and non-verbally.
Assertiveness – Communicating feelings, beliefs and thoughts openly, and defending personal rights and values in a socially acceptable, non-offensive, and non-destructive manner.
Independence – Being self directed and free from emotional dependency on others. Decision-making, planning, and daily tasks are completed autonomously.
Problem Solving -Finding solutions to problems in situations where emotions are involved. Problem solving includes the ability to understand how emotions impact decision making.
Reality Testing – Remaining objective by seeing things as they really are. This capacity involves recognizing when emotions or personal bias can cause one to be less objective.
Impulse Control – Resisting or delaying an impulse, drive or temptation to act and involves avoiding rash behaviors and decision making.
Interpersonal Relationships – Developing and maintaining mutually satisfying relationships that are characterized by trust and compassion.
Empathy – Recognizing, understanding, and appreciating how other people feel. Empathy involves being able to articulate your understanding of another person’s perspective and behaving in a way that respects others’ feelings.
Social Responsibility – Willingly contributing to society, to one’s social groups, and generally to the welfare of others. Social Responsibility involves acting responsibly, having social consciousness, and showing concern for the greater community
What the EQ-i 2.0 tells you.
- A point-in-time assessment of emotional and social functioning.
- Information that may be helpful in personal development.
- How your emotional intelligence right now compares with other healthy, effective people.
How to use the EQ-i 2.0 results:
- Leadership Development
- Personal/professional development
- Team Development
- Life/work coaching
What you need to successfully develop your EQ:
- Readiness to change
The Bar-On EQ i 2.0Emotional Intelligence Assessment is recommended for measuring one’s EQ/EI. Measuring EQ uncovers your Emotional Intelligence abilities and skills and allows you to focus on developing those you need most to achieve your success. We deal with our emotions on a regular basis, there is no way we can avoid it. However, emotions can have a good or a bad impact on our behavior which can either help us achieve our goals or otherwise. If you can become aware of your emotions, your behavioral patterns, your mental habits, then you can manage and guide them to take you where you want to be in your life.
Facts about the EQ-i 2.0
- Revised based on the original model by Dr. Reuven Bar-On, 1997
- It is considered reliable and valid based on numerous statistical analyses.
- The EQ-i 2.0 has been validated across age, gender & ethnicity.
- The North American norm group includes 5,000 self-reported ratings from adults residing in the U.S. and Canada. Data were gathered from all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, as well as from all 10 Canadian Provinces.
- Race/ethnicity, education level and geographic region distributions are all within 4% of Census targets. This close match to the census means that EQ-i 2.0 is highly representative of the North American general population, thereby meeting the highest scientific standards for norm sample development.
- More than 1 million people have been tested worldwide
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