Researchers have confirmed what Human Resource professionals have known for quite some time. One’s level of emotional intelligence is a great predictor of success at work as well as a measurement of healthy and productive relationships and leadership abilities.
Research has also shown that EQ is the second most important factor in job performance, only behind cognitive intelligence. So, it stands to reason that we will all benefit by improving our personal Emotional Intelligence Quotient!
Prominent research shows that up to 58% of performance on the job is due to skills such as:
- Social Skills
These skills also regulate and predict personal success as well!
Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is the ability to sense, understand, and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions to facilitate higher levels of collaboration and productivity. Can your organization use more of this???
In previous blogs, we have looked at EQ in many ways, especially as it relates to healthy and happy relationships- both at work and at home. Researchers have confirmed what Human Resource professionals have known for quite some time. One’s level of emotional intelligence is a great predictor of success at work as well as a measurement of healthy and productive relationships and leadership abilities.
EQ is not touchy-feely or happy-go-lucky “stuff”. EQ is about healthy and productive relationships. And healthy and productive relationships mean better customer service, improved employee relations, and better company profits.
Recent research from the University of Haifa reported that employees who have high levels of emotional intelligence are not only more dedicated at work, but also have a higher satisfaction level. The study also proved what business owners and Human Resource managers have always known… employees with higher levels of emotional intelligence are assets to the organization.
“I believe it will not be long before emotional intelligence is incorporated in employee screening and training processes and in employee assessment and promotion decisions.” – Dr. Galit Meisler
There are many reasons a person may choose to work with an Executive Coach. Many Fortune 100 companies have implemented coaching programs and most companies have used executive coaching through an outsourced partner for at least one of their corporate leaders.
Some ways Corporate America utilizes Executive Coaching …
Emotional Intelligence, sometimes called EI or EQ, is a strong indicator of the level of success one can attain in life, both in the personal and business realms. Experts say that a heightened EQ increases happiness because it allows you to focus on feelings as well as facts.
IQ focuses on logic. Strong emotional intelligence allows you to capitalize on your IQ because studies show that it takes both a strong IQ as well as EQ to build and maintain a successful career, strong and healthy relationships, and an overall fulfilling life.
So, can Emotional Intelligence be improved?
What is Emotional Intelligence?
EQ is a strong indicator of the level of success one can attain in life, both in the personal and business realms. IQ, or Intelligence Quotient, for many years was the standard indicator of intelligence, and perhaps even thought to be an indicator of success in life.