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Emotional Intelligence vs Intelligence Quotient

Emotional Quotient (EQ) is a way to measure how a person recognizes emotions in himself or herself and others, and manages these emotional states to work better as a group or team.

Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is a value that indicates a person's ability to learn, understand, and apply information and skills in a meaningful way. The major difference between EQ and IQ is what part of a person's mental abilities they measure: understanding emotion or understanding information.

According to you, what kind of Intelligence is more important to achieve success in our lives, careers ?

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    Nov 28 2013: I think EQ is the key! More so that EQ can be developed and improved over time, where as IQ is more or less set at birth. I just commented on the question if education can solve all problems.

    http://www.ted.com/conversations/21715/education_is_the_answer_to_all.html

    So (repeating myself ;)) I do think that developing EQ in formal education might be equally important (or at least more important than it is now) as utilizing IQ. Bart Hsi says it very nice i.m.o.

    cheers

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