It takes more than traditional cognitive intelligence to be successful at work. A high IQ score does not guarantee success at the work space. It was scientifically proven that there is more to success than simply being ‘clever’.
According to the existing scientific research emotional intelligence is the strongest predictor of performance, explaining about 60% of success in all types of jobs. It was found that 90% of top performing employees are also high in emotional intelligence.
Your ability to restrain negative feelings such as anger, self-doubt, stress, anxiety and instead focus on positive ones such as confidence, empathy and congeniality are crucial for success.
Research has shown that people with higher levels of emotional intelligence have more satisfying and successful careers and relationships. They are more interesting and attractive to others and have a higher self-esteem.
Discover how to increase your self-awareness, improve your self-management, deal with criticism and stress so that you can have more balance in your personal and professional life.