Tag: Intelligence quotient

Leadership & Communication

Emotional intelligence ‘better at evaluating job success’ than IQ

Emotional intelligence is a bigger factor in career success than a high intelligence quotient (IQ), according to one researcher. Dr Jim Worth, a human development specialist with University of Missouri Extension, said a person's emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) is very important in a corporate environment. "First and foremost, research shows that executive EQ is directly…

18 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Could higher emotional intelligence help your career?

Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to recognise, evaluate and control your feelings, whether it’s anger, fear, sadness, pleasure or love. Those with high EI are able to identify these emotions easily in others, enabling them to be empathetic and form connections with colleagues, families, friends and even strangers. Having the ability to control your…

3 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights