Tag: EQ

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

By Verity Creedy I saw a sign recently that said, “EQ is the new IQ” and it got me thinking. It comes as no surprise that technical skills are of the utmost importance at work, especially when it comes to keeping up with new technology, like AI, and implementing hybrid roles. But technical skills are […]


What’s Your EQ, and Why Does It Matter?

Liam walks into an important meeting and sits down. Within minutes, the group’s attention is on him and his division. One of the top executives asks him a tough question, and he freezes. The executives infer that Liam isn’t as competent as they believed. They fail to realize he is a high performer and that […]


How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Get Work Done

There’s a paradox when it comes to emotional intelligence: Those who lack it rarely see the value in attempting to get better at it. It’s dismissed as an unimportant “soft skill,” and the conversation moves on. However, to be successful in a professional setting, the tenets of emotional intelligence, or emotional quotient (EQ), are too […]

How Does EQ Impact Leadership Potential?

While intelligence may not be, strictly speaking, an essential component of leadership, it certainly helps. Particularly in the business world, a dynamic and complicated environment, intelligence is key to helping leaders evaluate the facts at hand to make the best decisions. But, traditional intelligence isn’t the only form of intelligence that can contribute to the […]

How to Determine Leadership Skills in Potential Candidates

Captain America was a leader from his early days as Steve Rogers. He possessed a moral center embodied by individualism and justice; he always stood up for his team, disliked the limelight, and adapted his strengths and weaknesses to delegate jobs appropriately. He had outstanding leadership skills.

Artificial Intelligence and Recruiting: The Future Is Already Here

Human resource managers are already seeing evidence of artificial intelligence (AI) becoming a regular part of HR, as common functions become fully or partially automated. So finds a recent survey from CareerBuilder, a provider of human capital solutions.

Better a Tigger than an Eeyore? Readers Not Sure

In the original article, Oswald, CEO of BLR and writer of the The Oswald Letter quoted Thomas Jefferson: “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” Specking about attitude, Oswald continued, “Who wants to follow an Eeyore […]