The emotional quotient, or EQ, is well known to be a great predictor of success. Much better, in fact, than IQ or even earlier efforts at emotional and skills assessments.
Develop EQ in your team or organisaton – Start with getting certified in measuring and developing EQ. Emotional Intelligence continues to be a key-factor for professional, leadership, team and organizational success. Over the past 20+ years numerous business cases and research have proven, that EQ is vital to any organization. Since 1997 it is possible
Work-Life Balance sounds like a noble endeavor, but it sure can be difficult (and sometimes feel impossible) to obtain! That’s why I love Scott Eblin’s assertion that Work-Life Balance is a myth. Eblin, author of Overworked and Overwhelmed, the Mindfulness Alternative, says work-life balance is a lot like walking a tightrope. It’s really hard, takes
It’s one of those days when everything seems to go wrong—at least all the little things. These are the days that bring out the worst in me. I prefer to deal with big problems. When the world is falling apart, I’m calm, collected, and creative. But if the printer breaks just when I need it,
By Guest Blogger, Mattias Strandberg, Managing Director, EQ Europe There is a lot of research indicating the importance of being empathic, both as a fellow human being and as a manager. When business life gets tough, the togetherness and empathy between colleagues and partners is what keeps us going. Some say that you mustn’t be
Interpersonal relationships are central to emotional intelligence, but it’s hard to find time to develop friendships at work. There’s no time for chit-chat when the pressure’s on. And, really, who wants to hear about Nancy’s new kitten? In fast-paced environments, it’s tough to find the time to develop strong working relationships. But at Kandidata Asia,