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(Infographic) Why Emotional Intelligence Is Crucial for Success

Having a high EQ is just as important as a high IQ

While you might be smart and have all the right skills to succeed at your job, if you lack emotional intelligence (EQ), there’s a high chance you’ll struggle to fully succeed in the workplace.The official definition of “emotional intelligence” is “the capacity to be ...

by Rose Leadem  | August 14, 2018 02:00:00
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7 Signs That You're an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Some people are naturally inclined to be more emotionally intelligence, but it's a skill and awareness that can be developed over time

Emotional intelligence is an underrated quality for entrepreneurs, and a crucial one for employees. Simply put, it’s your ability to recognize and control your emotions, and to recognize and understand the emotions of others.But, why is this quality important, and how can you tell if ...

by Jayson Demers  | May 13, 2017 08:00:00
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5 Reasons You Need Emotionally Intelligent Employees (and How to Find Them)

A manager's ability to identify and manage personal emotions and the emotions of others can have a surprisingly powerful impact on your company's overall performance.

When most entrepreneurs begin the search for employees, they look at candidates' prior experience, skills and long-term goals. Obviously, these factors are important, but they overlook another key factor for employee success: emotional intelligence.Related: The Importance of Emotional Intelligence at WorkYou won't see this ...

by Jayson Demers  | April 02, 2017 06:00:00
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10 things you do that make you less likeable

In reality, being likeable is under your control, and it is a matter of EQ.

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It is easy to fall prey to this misconception. In ...

by Travis Bradberry  | June 27, 2016 08:00:00
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Are you emotionally intelligent? It'll help you rise above failure.

Find out about these two factors that are crucial to peak performance as an entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurs are all about achieving peak performance. The top or quickly emerging entrepreneurs' definition of success goes way beyond just the money they earn or the promotional support they receive. Today’s greats are worried about creating balance: a life that has enough ...

by Adam Toren  | April 21, 2015 06:00:00