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 build effective relationships are destined to fail – no matter how smart or talented they are.

Who has the highest EQ? Do women have more than men? Find out in this infographic.