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Understanding emotions is nearly as important as IQ for students’ academic success
Education

Understanding emotions is nearly as important as IQ for students’ academic success

The ability to understand emotions contributes almost as much to students’ grades as their IQ. Past studies show two personal qualities are important for student academic success – intelligence and conscientiousness.IQ scores explain about 15%of the differences between students’ grades. Conscientiousness, such as having the diligence to do enough study, explains about 5%.

Can your EQ help your IQ?
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Can your EQ help your IQ?

We enjoyed this article from Psychology Today about how Emotional Intelligence might play a bigger role in academic success than organization, and almost as big a role as IQ. It is written by Carolyn MacCann,…

EQ for breakfast series
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EQ for breakfast series

How can developing the emotional intelligence skills (EQ) of your people increase your organization’s bottom-line metrics? How can EQ increase employee engagement, attraction and retention of top talent? How can EQ improve the leadership of…