Hiring Smart

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As leaders, hiring good people can be the most difficult aspect of our jobs. However, good hiring decisions can also yield the most reward. When looking to hire folks for your team, it is important to not only consider a candidate’s skill set and prior experience, but also what they can bring to your team as far as IQ and emotional intelligence. I know some managers who like to surround themselves with yes folks – those who are just going to tell them what they like to hear and simply…

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11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source of success. READ ALSO: THEY SAY THE SECRET TO YOUR PERSONALITY IS THE LENGTH OF THIS FINGER. MINE’S SCARY TRUE! READ ALSO: WHAT YOUR BIRTH MONTH BUTTERFLY SAYS ABOUT YOU Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as being the critical factor that sets…

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