The Three Models of Emotional Intelligence


Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is the ability to understand the emotions and thoughts of others as well as oneself, and then to use this understanding to guide behavior. In other words, someone with a high EQ is able to work out the motivations and feelings of others and then use this to guide their actions towards the best outcome. In many ways, EQ is actually a more useful measure than IQ when it comes to predicting career performance and general life satisfaction. But how do you go about measuring such an abstract concept? Well that all depends on who you ask [...]