EQ for Professionals

Emotional Intelligence

You are smart. Your IQ is way above average. Yet you are frustrated. Why is it so hard to get your message across? Why is your organizational culture so divided and adversarial? Why don’t the best ideas get implemented?

A high IQ is only one part of smart. In fact research shows that it’s not always the people with the highest IQ that reach the highest leadership roles or get rewared the most. You may have a high IQ but what about your EQ (Emotional Quotient)? It’s been said that your IQ can land you a job but a lack of EQ can get you fired. Some studies claim that IQ accounts for only 20% of success in life. Emotional and social intelligence are much greater determinents of success. Research by Dr. Travis Bradberry concluded that EQ is responsible for 58% of your job performance and 90% of top performers have high EQ.

Wired to be Social

People are wired to be social. There is no ‘I’ in ‘team.’ The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. From Greek philosophy to sports teams to modern neuroscience the case is closed – humans are social animals. A well functioning team of average performers will outperform a dysfunctional team with a superstar. EQ determines how we interact in a team environment – this includes how we communicate, interact, manage tasks, and grow together.

Supercharge Your EQ

Imagine a coach that helps you elevate your EQ to a level similar to your IQ. Imagine being able to present your ideas in a way that doesn’t first cause resistance but acceptance and consideration. Imagine your team functioning in a respectful open manner that puts the good of the group over individual gain. Imagine what you and your team could accomplish with not only strong intellect but also deep emotional and social skills. This combination of multiple intelligences could take your career and your team’s potential to new heights and accomplishments.

Emotional intelligence mind map, business concept

Next Steps

Getting started with SVT is simple. First decide if you are seeking coaching for yourself, your team, or both. Next step is to schedule an assessment of you and/or your team. Your provider will then create a proposal for EQ enhancement. In this proposal will be a plan that integrates what was learned from your EQ assessment, evidence-based EQ principles, and SVT’s approach & plan for optimal EQ.

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