Social Intelligence As A Top Strength:

If Social Intelligence is your top strength, you are aware of the motives and feelings of other people.

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You know what to do to fit in to different social situations, and you know what to do to put others at ease. You are kind and generous to others, and you are never too busy to do a favour. You enjoy doing good deeds for others, even if you do not know them well.

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Virtue Category:

Social Intelligence falls under the virtue category of Humanity. Humanity describes strengths that manifest in caring relationships with others. These strengths are interpersonal and are mostly relevant in one-on-one relationships.

Key Concepts:

Social intelligence involves two general components:

  1. Social awareness: what we sense about others
  2. Social facility: what we do with our awareness

Exercises For Boosting Social Intelligence:

-Practice noticing, labeling and expressing emotions. After you become aware of an emotion, label it, and if appropriate, express it to another.

-Write five personal feelings daily for four weeks and monitor patterns.

-Watch a favourite TV program or film muted and write feelings observed.