Emotional Intelligence - What is It?


What is EQ?

Emotional Quotient (EQ) is the measurable attribute that determines Emotional Intelligence (EI). EI is the ability to understand and manage  emotions and understand the emotions of others. EI research indicates that EI, as a skill, when developed and used effectively, can promote personal and professional success. 


How Can Emotional Intelligence Help You?

Developing Emotional Intelligence is a conscious process that evolves over time. EI skills can be used to:

  • enhance leadership skills
  • improve self-development
  • bolster team effectiveness
  • stimulate professional development efforts
  • mediate conflict
  • enhance corporate training programs, and
  • strengthen any organization’s retention efforts


Choosing the Right Professional

Whether you choose EQsential for your training and development needs, make sure you use a consultant, trainer, or other professional that is certified and proficient in the EQ-i 2.0 from Multi-Health Systems, Inc.

The EQ-i 2.0/360 Certification is also approved for the following professional development credits:

  • ICF 10.5 hours of CCE Core credit & 7 hours Resource Development International Coach Federation
  • SHRM 19.5 Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CP or SHRM SCP
  • APA 14.5 CEU Credits from American Psychological Association
  • 16.25 APTD and CPLP Recertification points from ATD Certification Institute

Interested in Being EQ-i 2.0/360 Certified?