IQ is used to determine academic abilities and identify individuals with off-the-chart intelligence or mental challenges. EQ is a better indicator of success in the workplace and is used to identify leaders, good team players, and people who best work by themselves.
What is Emotional Intelligence?
Emotional intelligence (otherwise known as emotional quotient or EQ) is the ability to understand, use, and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict.
Programs like Giggles n Groovin that teach emotional intelligence in schools have lasting impact. ... Social-emotional learning teaches children to recognize and understand their emotions, feel empathy, make decisions and build and maintain relationships.