This video delves deep into Emotional Intelligence of Steve Jobs. In 1997, Steve Jobs returned to Apple, the company he co-founded, and proceeded to lead one of the most remarkable turnarounds in history.

Watch this video till the end to know ‘was Steve Jobs an emotionally intelligent person?’

Before answering that question, we need to understand the core concept of emotional intelligence.

There are four abilities of Emotional Intelligence. Delve deep into these abilities to learn how to develop emotional intelligence, sharpen your EQ and personal development.

1. Self-awareness
2. Self-management
3. Social awareness
4. Relationship management

Each of these four abilities is interconnected and naturally complements the others; however, one isn’t always dependent on another.

But what about Jobs’s communication style, which angered and frustrated many?

He had become known for wild emotional swings and was perceived as arrogant and narcissistic. His manner pained many – including his family and others with whom he was close. Jobs himself blamed this on a lack of self-control.

Irrespective of his normal behaviour, the world witnessed the emotional intelligence that Steve Jobs exhibited at the worldwide developer conference in 1997, while facing insulting remarks. Steve Jobs’ insult response is a perfect demonstration of what’s the highest quality coping in a situation like this is.

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Mr. Smart has crafted this animation based on the writing of Justin Bariso. You can find the original draft here:

00:00 Intro
01:31 Andy Cunningham’s testimony
03:07 The Four Abilities
05:14 How about Steve Jobs?
06:08 Walter Isaacson’s Testimony
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