So what does Emotional Intelligence mean? To say it in the words of a layperson: it is the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes without being walked over.
And this is where the puppets have been invaluable for me. Here Devil takes measure of my feet to see if the shoe fits. To come up with all the puppet stories, one has to be an excellent observer and understand human interaction.
Before I go on I will quickly run through the 5 pillars of Emotional Intelligence. These are the traits employers are looking for:
- People skills
I will explain those in the next slides.