Social Intelligence

Social Intelligence [emotional intelligence, personal intelligence]: Being aware of the motives and feelings of other people and oneself; knowing what to do to fit into different social situations; knowing what makes other people tick. Personified for example by Robert Kennedy (Source: VIA Institue)

The Noel Strengths Academy defines it this way:

In touch with their own values, motivations, and limitations 

•  They are emotionally intelligent  

•  They are aware of their own feelings and the feelings of others 

•  Discerning; Can “read” people accurately; they pick up on motives 

•  Adaptable in various social settings 

•  Able to make a connection with others 


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