Top Five Emotional Intelligence Moments of 2013
In honor of our fifth consecutive year of compiling this video list, the bright minds behind TalentSmart have narrowed down 2013's five most memorable displays of emotional intelligence (EQ). Some are shining examples of EQ in action, while others illustrate how quickly trouble can find those who lack this critical skill.
#5 - Emotional Baby
Ten-month-old Mary's passionate response to her mother singing Rod Stewart's "My Heart Can't Tell You No," took the Internet by storm this year, and has gained over 26 million views since October. Mary's overwhelming reaction to her mother's emotional rendition reminds us how directly our mirror neurons mimic the emotional states of those around us, especially for children, who soak up their parents' emotions like sponges.