The business impact of emotional intelligence is clear.
As EQ increases, so does business impact as teams become better versed in behaviors that lead to positive outcomes, whether it's creating customer-sensitive brand ambassadors, a more cohesive team, a more articulate and confident sales force, or a more inclusive and diverse workplace where new ideas are welcome and innovation can flourish.
There are 5 pillars of emotional intelligence, according to the experts at BlueEQ, an Advantage Performance thought leader partner and creator of the BlueEQ™ emotional intelligence self-assessment:
- Social perception
- Social effectiveness
Within each are another 5 dimensions comprised of skills that people can practice and perfect.
Unlike IQ, a high EQ can be learned.
Developing EQ at the office isn't a quick fix, but these best practice behaviors in each of the 5 pillars of emotional intelligence can get you off to a good start! Hover over or click on each of the icons around the circle below to reveal each tip.
For more suggestions that are tuned to your specific strengths and weaknesses, see what the BlueEQ emotional intelligence self-assessment can reveal about you.
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Request a free code to take the BlueEQ assessment and get a BlueEQ Profile & Personal Development Plan tuned to your EQ strengths and weaknesses. Then talk to us about how to put the BlueEQ to work for your organization.
The BlueEQ self-assessment consists of 150 rapid response questions and takes about 20 minutes to complete.