Emotional Intelligens Matters

By February 29, 2016Uncategorized

4 Leadership Lessons from Justin Trudeau

the-huffington-postWithout a doubt, between the technologists and economists in Davos, the median IQ was off the charts. But it’s not Trudeau’s IQ that’s getting attention — it’s his emotional intelligence, or EQ. Though John Oliver humorously mocked political commentators claiming Trudeau had higher EQ than IQ, it’s his empathy and relational abilities that are driving his success.

As Rosie Linder, Founder and CEO of PeppyPals (a brilliant app which teaches emotional intelligence and empathy to children aged 2-6) is fond of saying: though our society tends to value IQ over EQ, it’s actually EQ that is a huge determinant in one’s success.

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