Emotional Quotient

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Emotional quotient is the ability to sense, understand and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions to facilitate high levels of collaboration and productivity. It is vital in a business environment as it prioritises the awareness of emotions so as to achieve workplace effectiveness. Additionally, intrapersonal emotional quotient covers aspects such as self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, social skills and empathy which are useful for both professional and personal effectiveness.


Everyday emotional intelligence: Big ideas and practical advice on how to be human at work

Research has shown that emotional intelligence is twice as important as other competencies like technical skills and intelligence quotient for outstanding leadership. A popular read to better understand how to recognise our emotional quotient strengths and regulate our emotions to handle tough situations.

All rights reserved, Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Review Press, 2018.



From command to empathy: Using EQ in the age of disruption

With today’s primary workforce evolving and increasingly dominated by millennials who seek purpose and empathy, there is a growing need to move away from traditional command-centred style of management to an inclusive organisational culture. Draw insights from real-life examples and deep industry experience as the authors share research on organisational behaviour and neuroscience to offer practical tips for emotional maturity at the workplace to achieve professional and personal goals.

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All rights reserved, Noida, UP, India: HarperCollins Publishers India, 2017.

The emotional intelligence activity kit: 50 easy and effective exercises for building EQ

A handy, fun and insightful guide to help build your emotional intelligence and drive results. These 50 easy activities help increase empathy, improve social skills, boost personal influence, inspire purpose, bring everyone on board and practise new ways of thinking.

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All rights reserved, New York: Amacom, 2015.

The emotional intelligence quick book: Everything you need to know to put your EQ to work

According to the authors, emotional intelligence helps people interact effectively and plays a greater role towards success vis-a-vis educational achievement, intelligence or experience. When you are emotionally intelligent – your emotions work for and not against you. Find out more as the book details everyday examples of how to use emotional intelligence effectively in a variety of situations from home to work.

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All rights reserved, Luzern, getAbstract, 2017.