Social intelligence is a broad category of human intelligence that allows people to negotiate social relationships and accomplish goals in social environments. The following are common examples.The ability to read and use emotion.
Cultural IntelligenceCulture are the things that groups of people collectively value. Cultural intelligence is the ability to understand and work within a culture, superculture or subculture. For example, a salesperson who has enthusiasm for football who uses this to build rapport with customers who are also fans of the sport.
The ability to communicate beyond raw facts to make information interesting.
HumorThe ability to make people laugh or smile.
PoliticsThe ability to navigate competitive social structures where participants seek authority, status, power, reward and/or influence.
MotivationsThe ability to interpret the motivations and goals of others and to understand your own motivations.
Non-verbal CommunicationNon-verbal communication such as eye contact and body language.
ListeningThe ability to focus on verbal communication with intent to understand.
RapportThe ability to build positive relationships.
EmpathyCaring about other people.The ability to influence people's thoughts and actions.
The ability to get groups of people moving in the same direction towards a common goal.
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