EQ is as important as IQ for your happiness #GreatMinds

Emotional Intelligence, what we commonly call “EQ”, is as important as our Intellectual Ability (IQ) – whenever we think of happiness in life. Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage our (and others) emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. A high level of EQ in you helps in recognising your emotional state and the emotional states of others so that you are very effective in communicating and engaging with people. This helps you relate better to other people, form healthier relationships, achieve greater success at work, and lead a more fulfilling life.

Here’s what Amit Ray, an Indian author, and spiritual master, has to say:

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Let me know in the comments section.

In this ongoing series #GreatMinds on my blog, I am shining a spotlight on the important ideas that some very successful people keep talking about in their public life.

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