Emotional intelligence is an “it” thing in business, or so say the 11,000 books on the subject on Amazon.
At Google, people are joining six-month wait lists for a class on it. Chade-Meng Tan, the engineer who founded the class, says that emotional intelligence is what differentiates one tech whiz from another.
“Everybody knows this [emotional intelligence] thing is good for their career,” Meng said. “And every company knows that if their people have [it], they’re gonna make a shitload of money.”
Still, there’s lots of confusion about what emotional intelligence is.
Thus this infographic.
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