How Important is Emotional Intelligence (EI) for Success?

Ignore it and you’ll be at risk, says Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, in this Harvard Business Review article“I can’t emphasize enough the crucial importance of EI-based competencies for success in leadership roles”. In order to adapt to the constantly changing environment of today, leaders will require more than intellect (traditional IQ). Competencies like motivation, curiosity, insight, engagement and determenination are heavily based on EI.