Emotional Intelligence Implications

Facts from Studies

  • IQ contributes only 20% to life success while emotional intelligence (EQ) contributes the remaining 80%
  • The 5 components of emotional intelligence are self-awareness, managing emotions, self-motivation, empathy and handling relationships.
  • Human beings have the equivalent of two minds namely one that thinks and one that feels.
  • The two sections of the brain to a greater degree operate independently.
  • Strong emotions interfere with clear thinking for example anxiety undermines the intellect.
  • The goal for personal effectiveness is to find balance between reason and emotion.
  • Flow is a skill of full immersion in a task and it is emotional intelligence at its best.
  • Cultivating emotional intelligence is a cost-effective management imperative.
  • Feedback is the currency of emotional intelligence in management and leadership.
  • The success of a group is not determined by the IQ of the team members, but rather by their emotional intelligence.

Emotional Intelligence Implications

  1. Develop emotional intelligence of work teams to increase team productivity and effectiveness
  2. Create feedback loops for all management processes to allow continuous development from feedback input
  3. Invest in emotional intelligence of team members as it is a key driver of team performance
  4. Ensure employee development interventions which take care of both the intellectual and emotional aspects
  5. Ensure employee development covers the 5 components of emotional intelligence namely self-awareness, managing emotions, self-motivation, empathy and handling relationships for balanced EQ development.

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