You emotional intelligence is important to understand as it reflects your ability to manage yourself and your relationships effectively. Below is a visual to help explain each fundamental capability of emotional intelligence. The skills of emotional intelligence can be learned at any age but it takes practice and commitment. Focus on one fundamental skill to identify the parts you're lacking the most, work to improve in that skill and then mark it as mastered, while moving onto the next. There are various creative ways to practice and refine each skill, especially for children. Search Pinterest for "Creative Ways to Practice Emotional Intelligence".
I care about people and that just about covers it.