Welcome to the EQ Library
These slides go with the white paper of the same name, which can be downloaded here: https://eq.org/library/white-paper-emotional-intelligence-and-success/. They summarize research into the relationship between EQ and critical life success factors.
Numerous studies show that emotional intelligence scores predict performance on critical life success factors. How strong is this effect? This study examined over 75,000 individuals in a large, global database primarily composed of people in the workforce — and the findings strongly suggest that emotional intelligence is of critical importance in achieving success in these […]
Psychologist Angela Duckworth has isolated one characteristic as a significant predictor of success. And it wasn’t social intelligence. It wasn’t good looks, physical health, and it wasn’t IQ. It was grit. This article from Edutopia defines grit and how to teach it.
Empathy is normally thought of in the context of being there for someone in a tough time, but in this video, EQ Consultant Deborah Havert talks about using empathy to celebrate others’ successes – and how it’s a vital component of relationship building.
This research paper and ppt summarize breakthrough research on emotional literacy: the ability to notice, name and understand your feelings. Hint: it’s correlated with success in school and throughout your life – and it’s learnable.
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This is an updated version of the Six Seconds White Paper, Emotional Intelligence and Success. There is a PDF file and PPT slides that go through the scientific basis of EQ, its correlation to success, and how both are related to the KCG Model of EQ.
This shows a number of people who “failed” and how that turned into success (e.g., Lucille Ball & Beatles turned down, Abraham Lincoln defeated in 8 elections) “If you’ve never failed, you’ve never lived” Great for EXERCISE OPTIMISM and generally for resilience, learning, empathy, and defining success.