How to Become a Star Performer

Star performers are those who practice Emotional Intelligence in business and in their daily lives those that  know how to handle themselves and how to interact with others.


There are 5 major aspects of personal competence which determines and strengthens a person Emotional Intelligence:


  1. Self-Awareness
  2. Self-Regulation
  3. Motivation
  4. Empathy
  5. Social Skills




Self-Awareness relates to knowing one's internal state,preferences, resources and intuitions.  You have to know, build and manage your own self-awareness personality in order to become a star performer.


In general there are three different aspects of Self-Awareness which form your personality:


  • Emotional awareness:              recognize your emotions and their effects
  • Accurate self-assessment:      know your strengths  and know your limits
  • Self-confidence:                        believe in yourself, your self-worth and capabilities




Self-Regulation relates to managing one's internal state, impulses and resources.


In general there are five different aspects of Self-Regulation which form your personality:


  • Self-control:                             keeping your disruptive emotions and impulses in check
  • Trustworthiness:                     maintaining standards of honesty and integrity
  • Adaptability:                            be flexible when handling change
  • Innovation:                              be comfortable with new ideas, approaches and new information



Written by John Krumbach,
VP of Finances

ISU Corp       



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