How Important Is Emotional Intelligence To Your Career? [Infographic]

emotional intelligence and your career infographic
Brighton SBM

Studies have shown that emotional intelligence is crucial to career success. Since emotional intelligence refers to the ability of an individual to identify and understand their own emotions as well as those of other people, it has a huge role to play in the way you work and communicate with people. In fact, leaders who score higher in emotional intelligence are more likely to make large profits. Not only that but they also appear to be more effective in managing stress and cooperating with others.

According to this infographic, from the Brighton School of Business and Management, investing in your emotional intelligence is the way forward. Have a look through it to learn more about the benefits of EQ in the workplace and how you can use this skill to further develop your career.  

How emotionally intelligent are you? Let me know what you think in the comments section below…