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How Does Emotional Intelligence Affect Your Career [Infographic]

The reality in our current workplace shows the disconnect between EQ and IQ. Think about the company that you currently work for. Were you primarily hired based on your cognitive skills and technical capabilities or your interpersonal capabilities, or simply people skills? The truth of the matter is pedigree and track records outlined in your resume has a lot to do with your IQ. What you may not know is that IQ is a threshold competence. You need it, but it isn’t what makes you a star performer. What truly propels you to be a star performer originates from your people and interpersonal capabilities (EQ). I wonder how many people have ...

How Caffeine Makes You Emotionally Handicapped

Do you drink coffee on a regular basis? If so, you are probably paying around $165 dollars every year to drink caffeine. Recent research suggests that caffeine has a devastating effect in your life, particularly in your relationships. In fact, in a recent article at Forbes, Travis Bradberry, author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, calls caffeine “the silent killer emotional intelligence.” He strongly suggests that if you would like to turbo-charge your emotional intelligence, you better start reducing your caffeine intake today. Here's Bradberry's findings you may find interesting: Most people believe that drinking caffeine ...