The Power of Emotional Intelligence: What Are You Missing?

This article  ? If You Regularly Ask This 4-Word Question, You Have Higher Emotional Intelligence than Most People  ? - prompted the following musings. In a world where knowledge is highly valued, it's crucial to recognize that none of us possess all the information necessary to make perfect decisions or fully understand every situation. Unfortunately, many people operate under the assumption that they already know everything they need to know, fearing that acknowledging their limitatio.....

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4 Myths about Emotional Intelligence

This recent article caught my attention: 4 myths about emotional intelligence, according to a psychologist.  It is worth reading (5 minutes) and after you have read it you might find this critique provides some added value. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IS NOT REALLY AN INTELLIGENCE I totally agree with the above premise.  I do not agree with several of Art Markman’s subsequent comments under this heading.  I do agree there is a general intelligence known usually as “g’ that can be m.....

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The #emotionalintelligence of Pfeffer on Power

One of my most treasured possessions is a copy of Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations.  It was published in 1992 and I had Professor Pfeffer sign it when he visited Sydney some 20 years ago.  Pfeffer is widely recognised as the world’s leading expert on Power. Recently Tony Surtees, a former employee who I convinced to attend Stanford, published a very interesting link to a discussion between: Professor Jeff Pfeffer and Dean Jon Levin of the Stanford Business .....

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The Power of Emotional Intelligence in Finding the Right Occupation

Introduction: Choosing a career path that aligns with our personalities can significantly impact our happiness and engagement in the workplace. Recent research* at UNSW suggests that certain jobs attract individuals with predictable personalities, and when there is harmony between one's temperament and occupation, it leads to greater satisfaction. In this blog, we will explore the relationship between emotional intelligence and occupation using the 7MTF model of temperament and the recent.....

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