Sound like a bold claim? A wide body of independent research has proven it. The most commonly considered performance predictors — intelligence, education, experience, and personality — are, quite simply, not enough.
What is Emotional Intelligence?
EQ basically refers to a distinct combination of emotional, personal and interpersonal skills and competencies that influences our overall capacity to cope effectively with the demands and pressures of work and life.
The good news? Unlike IQ, emotional intelligence can be developed through targeted EQ Coaching and Development Programs. Moreover, EQ has been empirically proven to have a high correlation with success in work and life and is key to differentiating between average and high performing managers and leaders.
Assessing EQ is the first step in building these vital skills. Whether measuring individuals, teams, leaders or the entire organization, it’s important to utilize empirically proven and scientifically valid instruments. At PerformanceWorks, we are certified in the premiere measures of EQ on the global market today – the BarOn EQi 2.0 suite of emotional intelligence assessments. These include:
The EQi 2.0 assessment measures 15 key skills and competencies within 5 main areas. These competencies have been empirically proven over 20 years of research to contribute to outstanding leadership and personal effectiveness. As illustrated in the EQi 2.0 Model, these competencies are defined as:
Need more information about our EQ Coaching and Development Programs or want to schedule an assessment? Contact us to discuss how we can match our services to your unique needs.