Friday Factoid – What Type Of Intelligence Is Most Important?

In an analysis of 181 competence models, 67 percent (2 out of 3) of the abilities thought to
distinguish the best performers were emotional competencies. Compared to IQ and
expertise, emotional competencies mattered twice as much. This held true across all categories
of jobs, and in all kinds of organizations in what sets stars apart from the average worker

Source: Goleman: Working With Emotional Intelligence, 1998

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