How to add more EQ to your IQ

EQ is your ability to understand and deal with the emotional side of life. Most of us have spent thousands of hours and even hundreds of thousands of dollars at school learning. But how much have you invested in learning, practicing, and applying knowledge around your emotional intelligence?  

Employees with a strong EQ don’t hate their careers. They don’t dread going to work in the morning and they are not constantly anxious about work. They make mistakes but learn and grow from them. They motivate people and have empathy and compassion along the way.

But learning how to add more EQ to your IQ is not something most of us are taught in school. This week, we are diving deep into the importance of emotional intelligence and how to grow your EQ right now.

 

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • What EQ really is
  • Why having a strong and growing EQ is so important at work
  • How to use your feelings as a data point
  • How to grow your EQ today

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  • Ready to get some free 1:1 help? I offer a limited number of free coaching calls each week. Grab time on my calendar and let’s get you feeling more confident today.

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Self-doubt and overwhelm are easy habits. Learning to deal with work drama is a skill no one taught you. Stop letting these blind spots slow you down and learn how to feel more motivated today.

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Hey, I’m Lindsay Lyman

I spent the last 11 years growing my career at one of the largest tech companies in the world. I’ve built teams, launched new products, and created my own jobs. As a certified coach, I teach people how to manage the noise in their head to feel motivated and valued at work again.

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