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Awakening Your Emotional Intelligence


Much has been written about Emotional Intelligence, otherwise known as EQ. It is said to be the most important aspect of Leadership and a critical success factor in life. We agree and fundamentally believe that EQ is the bedrock of happiness and wellness.

Despite its importance, EQ is generally misunderstood and overlooked, with its cousin IQ taking centre stage and being over-used to assess and promote learning and ability. Emotional intelligence is not one thing and not so easy to assess; rather it is a rich combination of attributes such as self-awareness, openness, empathy and presence – a very different kind of wisdom…

Emotional intelligence has been defined as:

  • Knowing and managing your emotions
  • Motivating yourself
  • Recognising and understanding other people’s emotions
  • Managing relationships

Now consider these wise quotes Read More →