Tag: EQ

Persuasion Depends Mostly on the Audience

Some people are generally more persuasive than others. These charismatic, politically savvy, and socially skilled individuals tend to be sought-after salespeople, managers, and leaders. Thanks to their higher EQ, they’re better equipped to read people and are able to leverage this intuitive knowledge to influence others’ attitudes and behaviors. And because they seem more authentic… Read more »

EQ in the Healthcare Industry

Patient safety is a major concern for the medical industry. Although hospitals have advanced systems to monitor and improve patient safety, they largely ignore one of the largest drivers of patient safety: emotional intelligence.

Higher EQ = Better Communication (And Fewer Lawsuits)

Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. While this is important in any business, it is especially integral in the healthcare industry.

[Video] It’s EQ – not IQ – that matters in business.

As a leader in personality assessment, we’ve been studying this stuff for decades (really, ask us anything). We know cognitive ability is only a partial predictor of career success. In most jobs, it’s EQ, the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions, that really matters. People skills determine success, and individuals who… Read more »

Can You Really Improve Your Emotional Intelligence?

Who wouldn’t want a higher level of emotional intelligence? Studies have shown that a high emotional quotient (or EQ) boosts career success, entrepreneurial potential, leadership talent, health, relationship satisfaction, humor, and happiness. It is also the best antidote to work stress and it matters in every job — because all jobs involve dealing with people,… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence is the Latest Job Requirement

As a leader in personality assessment, we’ve been studying this stuff for decades. We know cognitive ability and expertise are only modest predictors of career success. It’s emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions, that really matters. People skills determine success, and individuals who lack the ability to… Read more »

Why Emotional Intelligence?

Hogan has been studying emotional intelligence and its impact on organizational effectiveness for decades. In this short video, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, vice president of research and innovation, explains the concept of emotional intelligence, why it’s important, how we measure it, and what it means for you.