Factoid Friday – What is IQ and EQ

EI (EQ) is tactical or immediate functioning, Cognitive (IQ) is strategic or long term capacity. IQ accounts for 4-15% of work performance, EQ averages 27% and can be as high as 60%
source: MHS UK

EQ can be broken down in to 5 areas:

1. Intrapersonal Skills
2. Interpersonal Skills
3. Flexibility
4. Dealing with Stress
5. General Mood

These skills translate directly to communication, trust, alignment, and productivity for your company. Do you know any companies that focus on these factors? How does your company address EQ elements? Please leave comments.