Developing Emotional Competency Questionnaire® Progress Report

Personal and Social Competence of EQ

  • Self
  • Team
  • Company

Personal Competence

The ability to know and understand what emotions you are feeling, and to be able to manage those emotions in a productive and positive manner for yourself and those around you.

Social Competence

The ability to understand other people: what motivates them, how they work, and how to work cooperatively with them.

The 5 Domains of EQ – Summary

This graph demonstrates your progress in the 5 Domains of Emotional Quotient over time based upon each DECQ you have taken.


Observing yourself and recognizing a feeling as it happens.


Channeling emotions in the service of a goal; emotional self control; delaying gratification and stifling impulses.


Handling feelings so that they are appropriate; realizing what is behind a feeling; finding ways to handle fears and anxieties, anger, and sadness.

Social Skills

Managing emotions in others; social competence and social skills.

Social Awareness

Sensitivity to other’s feelings and concerns and taking their perspective; appreciating the differences in how people feel about things.

Your Results

Team Results

Corporate Family Results

The 25 Characteristics of EQ

  • Self
  • Team
  • Company

Emotional Awareness

Involves recognizing our own emotions and their impact on our attitudes and behaviors.

Accurate Self-Assessment

Knowing one’s strengths and weaknesses.


Sureness in your own self worth and your capabilities.


Managing potential disruptive emotions and impulses.


Maintaining standards of honesty and integrity.


Taking responsibility for personal performance.


Flexibility in handling inevitable changes in your life.


Being comfortable with and open to novel ideas and new information.

Achievement Drive

Striving to improve or meet a benchmark of excellence.


Aligning your personal goals with the goals of your group or your organization.


The readiness to act on opportunity.


Persistence in pursuing goals despite obstacles and setbacks.


Sensing others’ feelings & perspectives, and taking an active interest in their concerns.

Service Orientation

Anticipating, recognizing, and meeting other’s needs.

Developing Others

Sensing what others need in order to support their growth and improvement.

Leveraging Diversity

Cultivating opportunities by creating relationships with diverse people.

Political Awareness

Reading a group’s emotional currents and power relationships.


Using effective tactics and strategies to persuade others.


Sending clear and convincing messages.


Inspiring, influencing, and nurturing people and groups.

Change Catalyst

Initiating or managing change.

Conflict Management

Embracing and resolving disagreements.

Building Bonds

Nurturing essential relationships.

Collaboration and Cooperation

Working with others toward mutual goals.

Team Capabilities

Include creating group synergy in pursuing collective goals.