Thursday, January 2, 2014

Is EQ a Predictor of Success or Just a Buzzword?



Is Emotional Intelligence (EQ) a predictor of success or just a management leadership buzzword? 

Most business experts agree that emotional education is as important as your management education.  If fact, the Forbes article discussed below stresses that EQ is a critical component of success and cannot be ignored by business schools.

At UNM Anderson, Dr. Scott Taylor, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, can help you develop emotional intelligence and explore effective leadership strategies in his undergraduate MGMT #362 Leadership Development class and his graduate MGMT #568 Creative Leadership class.  

Learn more about Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the related articles below: 

Forget Business School:  Why An Emotional Education is Indispensable

Most people still equate intelligence to academia, the power your brain has to process and remember information and your ability to draw conclusions from fact and data. But it is painfully obvious that there is much more to intelligence than just raw IQ.

How many people do you know who are academically brilliant and have degrees from the best schools, but have not managed to become successful in their professional or personal lives, read more ...

Emotional Intelligence Predicts Job Success:  Do You Have it?

Let's say you work at a place that's saturated with smarts. If all of your colleagues were always the brightest person in the room growing up, then what makes you stand out? Your emotional intelligence.  Read more ...

Can You Really Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

Who wouldn’t want a higher level of emotional intelligence? Studies have shown that a high emotional quotient (or EQ) boosts career success, entrepreneurial potential, leadership talent, health, relationship satisfaction, humor, and happiness. It is also the best antidote to work stress and it matters in every job — because all jobs involve dealing with people, and people with higher EQ are more rewarding to deal with.  Read more ...


Courtesy of the Anderson Career Services team.

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