Stream 2 and 3 showed an incremental validity for predicting job performance over and above personality Five Factor model and general cognitive ability. The trait EI model is general and subsumes the Goleman model discussed above.
Social skills are like any other skill. You are social skilled Social skills are arguably the most important set of abilities someone can have.
Managing emotions — the ability to regulate emotions in both ourselves and in others. Goleman includes a set of emotional competencies within each construct of EI.
It also allows people to see the multiple perspectives of a given situation, and acknowledge others' feelings about the event. It is not enough to be friendly.
Overall, it leads a person to self-actualization. This meta-analysis also indicated that this line of research reached enough sufficiency and stability in concluding EI as a positive predictor for health.