EP 126 Developing Emotional Intelligence

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion. 

-Dale Carnegie

At a young age, most people begin to realize how “smart” they are in relation to their peers, friends, & family members. However, most objective measures of intelligence focus on standardized test scores, grades, or Intelligence Quotient (IQ). This is an important measure to determine admission into certain charter schools, advanced classes, and ultimately universities. However, IQ and admission to special programs/universities doesn’t always determine long-term success. A lesser discussed, but equally important measure is a person’s Emotional Quotient (EQ) or Emotional Intelligence.

According to Healthline.com :

Your emotional quotient (EQ) generally refers to your ability to sense emotion in yourself and in other people. It also refers to how you use that awareness to guide your behavior. In general, if you have a high EQ, you may find it easier to:

In Episode 126, we discuss our perspectives on EQ and how important it can be in our personal and professional lives.


Books Discussed:

The Happiness Equation — Neil Parischa

How to Master Your Emotions–Luke Hamilton

The Infinite Game–Simon Sinek

David vs Goliath–Malcolm Gladwell

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