Have you ever noticed how the smartest person with the highest IQ (Intelligence Quotient) isn’t necessarily the one who manages to achieve success?! Many people find themselves at a loss as to how they haven’t managed to bag the job of their dreams even with all their qualifications, technical abilities and high IQ. The truth is, while there is no denying the importance of IQ, underestimating the importance of the Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ/EI) often comes at a great cost for many!
What Is Emotional Intelligence?
EI or emotional competence, as it’s often referred to, can be divided into two main categories:
1. Personal competence: This involves the ability to identify and understand your own emotions (self-awareness), as well as to effectively direct them to … Read the rest