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Knowledge, smarts and vision are characteristic of a great leader. Add to these the ability to identify and monitor emotions (your own and others) and to manage relationships.
Qualities associated with such emotional intelligence distinguish the best leaders in the corporate world.
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Is the measure of an individual’s abilities to recognise and manage their emotions, and the emotions of other people, both individually and in groups.
There is no correlation between IQ and EQ scores.
IQ has no connection with how people understand and deal with their emotions and the emotions of others (EQ).
You simply can’t predict emotional intelligence based on how smart someone is.
One of the defining features of emotional intelligence is the ability to comprehend the effects of your feelings.
This is crucial for making sound, objective decisions whe...
Emotional intelligence makes it easier to anticipate and respond to others' sentiments.
Bad news from work can shock or dismay your employees, while good news may make them unreasonably optimistic. Emotional intelligence means you can tell ahead of time how others will react and develop a strategy to keep them grounded.
Those with emotional intelligence have an easier time assessing the emotional and psychological state of their employees.
This makes it easier to determine if someone is suffering from: anxiey, depression, grief, trauma or eating disorders. By recognizing these states, you can provide them with the support and professional resources they need to recover.
Empathy means seeing things through someone else's eyes. It is an essential component that keeps relationships running smoothly. It allows us to create bonds of trust, gives insights into anoth...
There are many studies that link empathy to business results. Empathy is correlated with increased sales, performance of the best managers of product development teams, and with enhanced performance in a diverse workforce.
It is predicted that those with a strong right-brain (interpersonal) qualities will have the upperhand in the Conceptual Age.
Dr. Daniel Goleman gives three reasons why empathy is so important:
Leaders with empathy do more than sympathize with people - they use their knowledge to improve their companies in skillful and subtle ways.