So which one is the most important, your IQ or your EQ?
Here’s what I know for sure.
If your IQ is high enough, you can fake the EQ…you can even compensate for a low Emotional Intelligencewith a high IQ. You can be a success without a high IQ, but you cannot succeed with a low EQ.
The biggest difference between IQ and EQ is:
Your IQ really measures your ability to learn and cannot be changed much. No one can be taught how to be a genius:)
Your EQ measures your ability to perceive and use the emotions of a situation…and that CAN be changed.
My test scores for EQ are low…low low low – see a snapshot of my results below
Emotional Identification, Perception, and Expression
You seem to be lacking in most, if not all of the skills that can help you identify, perceive and express emotions in yourself and others. This can, if it hasn’t already, hinder your ability to read others, to understand how they feel, and to effectively identify your own emotions. Lacking these skills could mean that you are unable to relate to others and may sometimes even question why you yourself behave the way you do.
That’s right, that’s me in a nutshell.
The good news…I can change that score. I have changed that score a little.
Take a look at the link for the website below and let me know what you think. I would love to know who else struggles with EQ besides myself!:)
The best things in life are free, and below is the link for a site that actually has a comprehensive FREE and helpful online tool that can help.
Tomorrow, I will continue with this theme on a more personal level, with tips and tricks that I have used over the years to fake my way through life LOL
Bring Your Life Into Balance
HELPGUIDE’S FREE STRESS-BUSTING, MOOD-BOOSTING MINDFULNESS TOOLKIT http://www.helpguide.org/toolkit/emotional_health.htm