Emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the unique repertoire of emotional skills that a person uses to navigate the every day challenges of life. It is the capacity to recognize our feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for managing emotions in ourselves and our relationships.

EQ-i 2.0 Model PictureEmotional intelligence represents the body of social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, and cope with challenges.

Emotional intelligence contributes to our success both as leaders and employees, in working teams , and in a business environment. 

There is a significant body of research that suggests that emotional intelligence is a better predictor of success than IQ.  We see well developed emotional skills in higher performing leaders and teams. No matter how intellectually intelligent someone is, success tends to be governed by how well they communicate their ideas and interact with their peers.

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What can an assessment provide? 

By completing an EQ-i2.0 assessment, individuals can understand the inter-related nature of their emotional skills, their strengths and the impact of their strengths. Individuals can identify their opportunities for development and the potential impact of further developing key emotional skills

This type of assessment is ideal for individual employees and emerging leaders. It is easily conducted on behalf of a team as well.

Why the EQ-i2.0 model?

This self assessment pinpoints traits that allow a person to succeed and
those traits that stand in the way of progress. The EQ-i was the first scientifically validated self-report measure of emotional intelligence, and it is still one of the most widely used assessments for gauging EI.

Interested in exploring your personal EQ profile?  

An EQ assessment includes:

  • A link to the question bankEQi 2.0 logo
  • A confidential report
  • A confidential results debrief

Available assessments:

  • EQ-i2.0 for employeesEQ360 logo
  • EQ-i2.0 for leaders
  • EQ 360 for employees
  • EQ 360 for leaders
  • EQ-i 2.0 Group report
  • Leadership and team workshops

To find out more about emotional intelligence and the benefits of a program for your organization, contact me.