IQ or ‘cognitive intelligence’ took center stage for decades, even centuries, as people placed brainpower on a pedestal, as the mark of success. While words like ‘empathy’ or ‘emotional’ were part of language, their role in defining intelligence was formally discussed in 1990 when the term EQ or ‘emotional intelligence’ was first coined.
Described as ‘the ability to recognize, understand, utilize and regulate emotions effectively in everyday life’, it was soon positioned as a vital factor for success, on part with cognitive intelligence. Find out more about the immense value of emotional intelligence in this infographic, and how to build it.
How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?
Infographic by – NetCredit