After decades of research and trials, businesses have called for a more business-focused model of Emotional Intelligence (EQ). This new generation of EQ emphasizes translating EQ awareness into behaviors—the outward actions that others notice and respond to and which create objective, measurable benefits.
These behaviors are the best predictors of job performance and success. So, we now distinguish between Emotional Intelligence, which is emotion awareness, recognition, and understanding, and Behavioral Intelligence (BEQ), which represents skills you practice that directly influence others and your own effectiveness.
An article in Corp! Magazine looks at the practical aspects of developing and applying EQ skills. In it, TRACOM’s Dr. Casey Mulqueen discusses why behavior is the most relevant aspect of emotional intelligence. Read the full article now.