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Donna Marie Brown January 31, 2014 Unit 4 Assignment

Unit 4 Assignment
Instructions
One critical component of developing emotional intelligence involves the ability to increase awareness of how cultural and family backgrounds impact our current relationships. Personal histories often have a significant impact on personal relationships and can serve as a window into deeper understanding of self and increased emotional intelligence.

Part 1: Create a list of at least 10 key people or events in your in your life that have served to shape how you currently interact in relationships and social/workplace encounters. For each person/event, offer a brief explanation illustrating how or why it shaped your current interactions.

Part 2: Summarize your current level of emotional intelligence based on the five components found in the text (pages 128-132): Self-Awareness, Emotional Self-Control, Persistence, Empathy, and Social Competence.
You may submit this assignment as a Word Document (Part 1 in bullet/outline format; Part 2 in paragraph format) OR as a PowerPoint presentation (1 slide for each person/event in Part 1; 5 slides for your summary in Part 2).

Submit your assignment using the link above (due on Sunday of this unit; 40 points).
Due Date
Points Possible 40
10 key persons that have served to shape how I currently interact in relationships and social encounters: * Mother: too young to be married and 14 when she was pregnant with me * Father and stepmother: moved in with them when I was 12. * Sister: 2 years younger…never filled my shoes * 4 brothers younger than me * Ricky Lee/ my first abusive husband/ father of first son * Stuart Chitty/ my second husband/ more rebound than abusive but got pregnant with twins * Matthew Thompson/ my third husband/ abusive and gay * Dustin Brown/ extremely abusive/ father of 4th…...

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