Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is one of the most significant predictors of career success. Having a healthy EQ means you are able to understand and manage your emotions, form stable relationships, and be confident, resilient, independent, and optimistic. Fortunately, EQ is something you can improve and develop if you put in the work—and this toolkit will show you how to start doing that.
- What EQ is and why it’s important
- The 10 competencies of emotional intelligence and how they apply to leadership, innovation, networking, and applying for jobs
- Emotional Capital Report Assessment: Get your Emotional Intelligence score so you know what and how to improve
- Creating a growth-mindset: Challenging your fears and negative thoughts that hold you back.
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Take the Emotional Capital Report Assessment:
This fifteen-minute EQ assessment is available for all UBC Sauder alumni. If you’d like to learn about your own emotional intelligence, your strengths, and areas that you can improve on, speak to an alumni career coach. The EQR assessment is available to Sauder alumni for a special price. Once you complete it, schedule an appointment with a coach to discuss your results and develop strategies for growth going forward.
The Emotional Capital Report is a great starting point for determining what aspects of your emotional competencies to work and build on so you can maximize your success and fulfillment in your career and life.