Emotional Intelligence

Uber's New CEO Just Sent an Amazing Email to Employees--And Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

In just a few short sentences, Uber's new leader demonstrates the power of seeing the big picture.<p>Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has only been on the job a matter of weeks, but a recent email to employees is proof positive that he's the right man for the job.<p>Yesterday, government officials in …

Uber

9 signs you might be smarter than average

Conventional wisdom may point to smart people having advanced levels of cognition, creativity, or emotional intelligence, but if you ever wondered whether you belong with the brainy bunch, these nine signs may confirm what you already know.<p>1. You're the first child in the family.<p>A study of 250,000 …

Psychology

12 ways to boost your child’s emotional intelligence

Too much screen time is affecting children’s emotional development. A psychologist gives tips on how to improve it.<p>Children’s obsession with screen …

Emotions

1 Simple Thing a Good CEO Can Do to Immediately Improve Company Culture and Performance

When you prioritize and infuse this habit into your company DNA, you're immediately gaining a competitive advantage.<p>If you have healthy and engaged employees, your company is not only going to display higher levels of mental fitness and capabilities, but your overall bottom line will increase as …

Emotions

9 signs you’re a highly sensitive person

Sensitive people get a bad rap. Research suggests that genes are responsible for the 15% to 20% of people who qualify as “highly …

Personality

Emotional intelligence -- your best asset in business

When was the last time you did inventory? No, not on whatever product you might be selling. Inventory of your emotional intelligence.<p>People with high levels of emotional intelligence do better in life and in business, and since it’s something you can train for and improve on, you’ll want to give …

Emotions

Alibaba founder Jack Ma says to be a successful leader you need EQ, IQ, and LQ

Good leaders generally develop different kinds of intelligence. There’s old-fashioned IQ of course, their intelligence quotient. There’s EQ, the quotient related to emotional intelligence; this concept turned fashionable in management circles within the last few years. And then there is what Jack …

Jack Ma

9 surprising signs you may be smarter than average

Filed under: Finance, Careers, Work Life<p>Researchers found that a higher IQ score could be an indicator of some curious behaviors.<p>Conventional wisdom may point to smart people having advanced levels of cognition, creativity, or emotional intelligence, but if you ever wondered whether you belong with …

AOL

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence

Your Amazon wishlist is about to get longer.<p>I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my thirties. By that time, I started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got …

Emotions

A bot might not take your job, but it could be your new coworker

Recent commentary from Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and other influencers in the tech space has reignited the age-old conversation around how artificial intelligence will affect humanity. I say “age-old” because the idea of automation and advancements in technology disrupting the labor market is not …

Intelligence

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Debunking the Myth That OCD is Associated With Superior Intelligence, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: A new study disputes a myth popularized by Freud. Reporting in Neuropsychological Review, researchers say they have found no association …

Psychiatry

This One Skill Can Help You Get Promoted Faster—It’s Not Your IQ

Promotions are tricky creatures. You may work hard and perform well, but if you fail to build trust with your co-workers, moving higher in your …

Emotions

Emotional Intelligence Is Overrated, Says Wharton's Adam Grant. Here's What's Even Better

In a battle of words, famed Wharton professor Adam Grant and Daniel Goleman, renowned best-selling author of "Emotional Intelligence," debate what's better: Emotional intelligence or cognitive ability?<p>I've been riding the emotional intelligence (EQ) bandwagon for a few years now. I love learning …

Emotions

The Most Important Emotional Intelligence Quote You'll Hear Today

Brene Brown's new bestseller Braving the Wilderness begins with a masterful emotional intelligence quote from Oprah Winfrey. Here's how to apply it<p>TED Speaker and emotional intelligence expert Brene Brown has tackled topics super relevant to entrepreneurs, from our neurotic competition to have the …

Emotions

Show Hiring Managers Your Emotional Intelligence by Avoiding These 4 Mistakes

Despite the lightning speed of technology, applying for a job can still be a long, drawn-out process these days. And if it feels like the rules are always changing, that’s because the rules <i>are</i> always changing. As the workforce evolves, so do companies. They’re judging you on more than the job …

Employment

These 5 Telling Virtues Define High Emotional Intelligence

Do you have them?<p>IQ, aka your intelligence quotient, is synonymous with intelligence. Defined in part by the Webster Dictionary as: <i>the proficiency in or knowledge of a specified subject</i>. Now, while knowing someone's IQ can definitely enlighten us on how an individual might perform, it is no longer …

Emotions

Why Intelligent People Don't Say 'I Feel Like' in Conversations

It's one of the most commonly used "I" statements. That doesn't mean it helps you.<p>Every generation has words and phrases they spew faster than they can twitch. For millennials, "I feel like" is certainly on the list, if not at the absolute top. If you haven't trimmed the sequence from your …

Emotions

The New Workplace: Where Meaning And Purpose Are More Important Than Ever

Shutterstock<p>More than ever, people are wanting more out of work than money. They want more meaning and more purpose. They want to be to be able to see how their contribution to the workplace makes a difference. Purpose and meaning is a two-way street where an employee is encouraged to bring their …

Leadership

Scientists to Schools: Social, Emotional Development Crucial for Learning

« DeVos' Actions on Title IX and Sexual Assault Could Affect K-12 Schools, Too | Main<p>| No comments<p>Schools must broaden their approach beyond a narrow …

Education

Grit: 13 things mentally strong people won’t do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

Happiness

Neuroscience reveals 3 secrets that will make you emotionally intelligent

Emotional Intelligence. It's everywhere. They won't shut up about it. And yet nobody seems to be able to explain what it really means or how you …

Emotions

Leading with Emotional Intelligence - Free Online Session

Date of Event: Sep 13, 2017 <br>Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern <br>Fee: Complimentary <br>Meeting Number: 17957-00001<p>Attending this Webcast is free. …

Emotions

Four mindful back-to-school questions to build emotional intelligence

Picture a middle school student who we’ll call Ethan. He entered third period today with a scowl on his face. He squirms and fidgets in his chair, unable to focus. When his teacher asks him about last night’s homework, he bristles with annoyance and says he didn’t do the assignment. It’s not clear …

Lifestyle

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

Happiness

Learn to Adapt to New Situations and People, It's Paramount to Anyone's Survival in the Business World

In a new country, I had to fit into a community foreign to the one I grew up in, so I needed get people in my corner<p><i>Commentary by Russina Sgoureva, head of business technology transformation at Farmers Insurance</i><p>It's often said that people won't remember the things you did or said, but they will …

Networking

'Inaccurate to claim HPAT is not doing its job' - Body that administers exam

The Australian Council for Education Research (ACER) administers the Health Professions Admissions Test (HPAT) which all Irish prospective medical …

Education

This NBA Player's Powerful Letter to the City of Boston Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Earlier this week, Isaiah Thomas penned a brilliant and thoughtful letter. Its lessons go far beyond basketball.<p>Imagine getting hired by a company, and falling in love with your job.<p>The culture just aligned so well with your own mentality: a gritty, blue-collar ethos that says <i>anything is possible</i> …

Emotions

This Is The Emotionally Intelligent Way To Fire Someone

Feelings will run high, so don’t try to block them out. Here’s how to make room for emotions and still accomplish the task at hand.<p>Ask any manager what the least favorite part of their job is, and they’ll likely tell you it’s having to fire someone. It can be a gut-wrenching experience where …

Management

4 Signs of Emotional Blackmail

<b>“When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don’t get to decide that you didn’t.” – Louis C.K.</b><p>Emotional blackmail is something that happens …

Positive Thinking

How to tell if you’re emotionally intelligent

Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognise and manage both your emotions and the emotions of others.<p>According to Psychology Today, it can …

Emotions