After 100 years of research, there’s little agreement on the definition of intelligence or how to measure IQ. Yet Adam Grant insists cognitive skill trumps all, and “Emotional Intelligence Is Overrated.” His critique is wrong, but important.
Why does emotional intelligence matter in business today?
Increasing complexity demands increased capability. If we want leaders who can navigate through today’s challenges, foster innovation, and build organizations where people thrive — we need to equip them with the skills of emotional intelligence. Research shows these learnable, measurable skills improve leadership effectiveness, retention, organizational climate, and the bottom line.
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