Why EQ is Just As Important as IQ

By M-Power

You may know what your IQ is, but do you know what your EQ is? Your IQ is determined by a test that measures your ability to solve problems and reason.  Emotional intelligence is determined by your ability to read others in social situations, empathize, decrease conflict, communicate and overcome obstacles. The importance of your IQ is something that parents and society look at to predict if a person will become successful in school and life. While those with a high IQ are more likely to be successful in school, earn more, and be healthy, your EQ can be as much of a determinant. Some companies are now giving EQ tests to their employees. An insurance company figured out that those with high EQ’s were more successful in sales.  Why? Because emotionally intelligent people are able to build a connection with those they encounter. They build trust through listening to…

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