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017 How do I know of I have low vs. high EQ?

In this and the next 7 episodes we are looking closer into what emotional intelligence is and how it can improve your personal as well your professional life.

I am answering the 10 most common questions we are being asked about emotional intelligence and the questions we are answering today is:

How do I know if I have low vs. high EQ?

 

Before I answer today’s question, I want to share today’s quote which is from the author of the book Parallel Universe of Self, Fredrick Dodson and it goes like this:

"An emotion does not cause pain. Resistance or suppression of emotion causes pain.”

 

Frederick Dodson, Parallel Universe of Self

Research has shown us that more than 90 percent of top leadership performers have a high amount of emotional intelligence, or as we call it EQ.

The higher up the ladder that leaders are, the more people they impact and their EQ becomes ever more important. The person at the top sets the atmosphere that fills the organization, including the emotional temperature.

 

Not only does a leader with low emotional intelligence have a negative impact on employee morale, it directly impacts staff retention. We know that the biggest reason that people leave an organization is the relationship with those above them in a leading position.

 

Stay tuned to find out more...

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