It is so fantastic that there are some very established sites promoting and teaching EQ. The site, www.6seconds.org
has wonderful information to help you realize the importance of EQ for yourself and for your chldren.
I wish to give them credit for this great piece:
simply click on the title to get into their site... or read what they have to say below.
Emotional intelligence improves effectiveness, relationships, health, and quality of life.
Young people with high EQ earn higher grades, stay in school, and make healthier choices.
Adults with high EQ have better career advancement, are more effective leaders and salespeople, and have better personal & professional relationships.
E-book: The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence - review of current research linking EQ to improved leadership, better employee productivity, lower turnover, higher sales, and bottom line value.
E-book: A Case for Emotional Intelligence In Our Schools - review of current research showing how EQ improves academic achievement, school retention, and positive behavior.
Study: Emotional Intelligence and Success - EQ predicts alover 54% of the variation in success (relationships, effectiveness, health, quality of life)
Study: Emotional Intelligence, Stress, and Performance in Healthcare - EQ reduces stress and predicts 66-79% of the variation in performance.
Research Summary: For youth, EQ predicts over 50% of a combination of health, relationiships, satisfaction, achievement, and self-efficacy.
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