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Sep 19, 2019 | Podcast
EQ is Smarter than IQ
Most organizations screen leaders based on their Brainiac intelligence (IQ). What they ignore is the emotional ability to connect, the EQ, which is a vastly more important tool to drive teams forward. What can EQ achieve that IQ cannot?
EQ is all about interacting with people in a strategic way that get things done. Instead of focusing on how smart someone is, we should be more focused on what kind of leader they are, how they communicate and their ability to positively interact with those around them.
Takeaways + Tactics
AI is coming and it will be smart. But it cannot connect with people.
Those who are accountable for the results must have the responsibility and the authority to achieve them.
EQ is the ability to connect with people in a way that helps them and the organization.