The importance of emotional intelligence (EQ) and its impact on personal and professional relationships is widely understood. And in a perfect world, everyone we work with would be aware of how their comments and actions affect others. we work with would be aware of how their comments and actions affect others.
However, research shows that most people lack self awareness, especially those working in areas where confidence and higher-level cognitive skills are linked to career progress.
Professor Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a professor at University College London and Columbia University, and an associate at Harvard University’s Entrepreneurial Finance Lab, offers the following tips for working with people who have a low EQ.