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Akash Vishwakarma said: (Dec 3, 2017)  
This world is a slave to leaders, we neither require managers (boss) nor the brain of Einstein. There is a little difference between the leader and a manager, the manager is a person chosen for his IQ by people above him but a leader is a person chosen for his EQ by the people below him.

A person with good IQ may lead him/her to a very reputed MNC, but they may be socially isolated if they have low EQ.

In real life always your healthy relationship with your subordinates, friends, family, and strangers will take you to a successful life.

I am not saying IQ is not important, but EQ must always predominate over IQ.

Its very well said, "give me a person with reasonable common sense and decency, I will make a leader out of him".

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Fernanda said: (Dec 3, 2017)  
A psychopath or sociopath can have a high IQ, and a low EQ. A high EQ it's equal with a mature personality; you are aware of your self, your reactions, your emotions, you have empathy for others, and you do your best in educating your own inner in order to live a valuable life and not hurt anybody. Also, helps you to take all the responsability of your own action. A high IQ helps you solve your problems in a quite short time, to find valuable solutions, improves your creativity, and participate in a efficient way to improve your life.

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Rajesh Tank said: (Dec 1, 2017)  
EQ : Emotion Quotient. It is very important for the successful person, it connects through the heart but IQ is also a major role in logical thinking and taking decisions in regular life. Both are equally importance.

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Himanshu said: (Nov 29, 2017)  
I think both IQ and EQ are quintessential for our personality. Higher IQ enables us to think more logically and Scientifically while higher EQ enables us more empathetic and helps us to read other's mind.

It's a common perception that higher IQ tends to lower sympathy to others but this is a myth. A person may have both the higher IQ as well as higher EQ subsequently. For eg. Einstein was terrified about the human loss when US dropped the nuclear weapon in Japan. The corporate world is concern high IQ level is must. But at the same time, we can not neglect EQ good emotional quotient is also must for happier family life.

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Arun said: (Nov 23, 2017)  
I think both EQ and IQ are quintessential in our life. IQ makes a man think logically. EQ makes him to think according to his emotions. Both EQ and IQ must be balanced in life. One must take decisions logically by considering the emotions of the people.

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Tina said: (Nov 21, 2017)  
Both emotional quotient (EQ) and intelligence quotient (IQ) is indispensable for developing the overall personality of an individual. But EQ has a little edge over IQ because IQ is dependent on EQ. No individual can take rational decisions without emotional stability no matter how much intelligence he/she possesses.

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Payal Bagri said: (Nov 15, 2017)  
Both IQ and EQ are complementary to each other. A person having good IQ thinks logically and is not affected by other peoples emotions. IQ is cognition and EQ is affection. A person with good EQ thinks emotionally. A person having high IQ will not consider others interests and sentiments. This may lead to problems in group activity whereas a person with high EQ might be easily influenced by emotions and may not focus on work. So a balance of both is desirable but this happens hardly. A little of high EQ is good according to me.

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Rajat Sharma said: (Nov 13, 2017)  
I think both IQ and EQ are quintessential for our personality. Higher IQ enables us to think more logically and Scientifically while higher EQ enables us more empathetic and helps us to read other's mind.

It's a common perception that higher IQ tends to lower sympathy to others but this is a myth. A person may have both the higher IQ as well as higher EQ subsequently. For eg. , Einstein was terrified about the human loss when US dropped nuclear weapon in Japan.

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Abhishek said: (Nov 4, 2017)  
I think both EQ and IQ have their own importance and people having a perfect balance of both is usually rare. But I think it is this disbalance that makes us different from others. People with very high IQ may tend to think always logically but their decisions may lack emotions. High EQ people may be good at understanding others feelings but at times may be driven away by emotions which is not always the right thing to do.

So I think a disbalance up to a certain extent is normal but it should not be large.

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Anjali said: (Nov 2, 2017)  
Hello guys! What differentiate can be b/w two is when and where Eq is required and where Iq is required. Socially you need to be adaptive action of people in why that way is the Eq but that action is remain suitable or not is Iq. It's just like to give rewards or punishment as boss and also to get promotion or demotion as employee in professional life. In personal life to lead family Iq helps but eq saves the relationship.

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Sukanya said: (Oct 30, 2017)  
IQ is what a person makes eccentrically smarter and cut above the rest, but EQ is what makes a person more socially acceptable with a peaceful life hence a successful person in his/her own field.

Suppose in a team, a person having high IQ always bosses around the other fellow teammates and deliberately trying to prove that he/she is the one who should be the smartest, then it is quite visible that the person has low EQ, which eventually makes him/her irritating and intolerable among the teammates and may even lead to failure or socially isolated. Well, he is somewhat like Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory, if you guys have watched the series you would know it!

In my opinion reasonable IQ and more EQ leads a person to the pinnacle of success.

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Shivaleela said: (Oct 12, 2017)  
Hi guys, first of all I would like to tell the definition of EQ& IQ. EQ means emotional quotient and IQ means intelligence quotient.

EQ mainly tells about emotions of a person and IQ tells about the intelligence of a person.

Everyone should have balanced IQ &EQ to lead.

Successful life. If one has high IQ and low EQ he will be happy up to certain time only because gradually he will be rejected by society because of his lack of emotions. If he has high EQ and low IQ he will automatically get IQ because of his emotions towards society. To be intelligent and emotion one should have to take care of both qualities. Then only we will be in others mouth.

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Naman Gupta said: (Oct 6, 2017)  
Hello, guys,

First of all, I would like to define what is EQ and IQ. Basically, EQ (Emotional Quotient) is the measure of your emotional skills i.e. how you control your emotions whereas IQ (Intelligence Quotient) is the measure of your intelligence i.e.how intellect you are.

Now talking about their importance, I think both are equally important. For getting success in life you need a great IQ whereas for holding that success, you need a strong EQ. High IQ can get you a good job but low EQ can get you fired. High EQ and low IQ is such that you can't even get a job.

But researchers have shown that IQ contributes only 20% to your overall success. High EQ will help in maintaining good social relations with friends, family, and colleagues and will surely boost your mental level. It is also found that low EQ person no matter how intelligent he is often suicides.

A person having less IQ but comparatively more EQ than a person with high intellectual level will often be more successful in life. So there is need to maintain a balance between these two to be a successful and respectful member of the society.

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Mukesh said: (Oct 5, 2017)  
Hey everyone.

First we need to understand that EQ (emotional quotient) is about feelings. It shows how a person can deal with his/her emotions. While I (intelligence quotient) is about brain. It shows your intelligence, knowledge and how good you are with your academics.

I believe that in this competitive world one should have higher EQ because competition is getting tougher day by day and many are committing suicide because they are not mentally and emotionally strong to handle such situation.

No matter how intelligent a person is, if he not mentally and emotionally strong. It will be difficult to get success in longer run.

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Priyanka said: (Oct 1, 2017)  
I believe IQ scores limited nowadays. For a person to survive in this competitive world and to face challenges he must have good EQ otherwise he faces psychological issues and turns into depression. To be socially interactive, taking decisions, understanding situations, etc it is really important to have a good EQ. It is important to build the whole person.

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Crystal Madetira said: (Sep 12, 2017)  
I believe that both EQ and IQ of a person must be balanced. They both go hand in hand because what IQ thinks is expressed by EQ.

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Akash S N said: (Sep 11, 2017)  
EQ and IQ are like two faces of a coin, both have to be balanced in every individual to be successful. A person with high IQ and low EQ is just like food without salt (no taste). If you are intelligent enough but lack in collaborating with peers then you may not be a good team player, in another way around if you have good EQ but lack in intelligence then it hinders your ability to perform well.

It's impossible to clap with a single hand as its difficult to live with only either of EQ or IQ.

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Aditya said: (Sep 11, 2017)  
EQ or Emotional Quotient may be defined as a person's ability to express emotions and IQ or Intelligence Quotient may be defined as a person's ability with the brain. In my opinion, both are equally important in life if one has to become successful. Having an extraordinary ability to think i.e. IQ will not ensure that the individual is a good team player, or that his/her relations with his/her colleagues are good enough. Similarly only having a good EQ score does not prove a point that a person will excel in life. So a balance is definitely important.

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K.V.Prathyusha said: (Sep 10, 2017)  
Hello Everyone;.

EQ and IQ are inseparable.

Discipline, Mannerism, and Attitude can frame EQ. By making these functions work together will make one's EQ good and can cross many obstacles in life in a very pleasant manner.

Through Intelligence, Knowledge, Ability, Will power, Dedication and Self-interest its possible to achieve desires and with this a person is motivated through appraisals, awards, rewards etc. To all these main roles is IQ.

More EQ - - -> Pleasant surroundings (people with us give good respect).
More IQ - - ->Creative minds (Technology development, Nation growth).

Thanks Have a great day.

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Chetan Sonawane said: (Sep 9, 2017)  
I Think I would definitely go with EQ. Because people are crucial and very important aspect our life. When you got a good Emotional Quotient it will get easy to understand each perspective. In another way, around EQ acts an intelligence in Human Emotions.

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Sneha said: (Sep 9, 2017)  
EQ and IQ both are equally important. One needs to have balance in both. If a person has great iq but is emotionally weak so he won't be able to perform upto his capabilities.

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Sanjay Joshi said: (Sep 7, 2017)  
EQ or IQ both are playing a significant role and equally important in our life if imbalance is occurred you will not get definitely what you want in your personal and professional life if you don't have IQ level you will get failed to make decision fast and interpret things in varied situation same goes to EQ if you don't have a good relation at your workplace with your colleague, you are unable to connect them emotionally probably they can make wrong perception about you.

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Pooja said: (Sep 6, 2017)  
Hy friends. In my opinion, I think people have both EQ and IQ but not mandatory that it should be equal. I think EQ is more important than IQ because it is good that people have more ability to take decisions not all have equal knowledge.

Thank you.

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Amit said: (Sep 5, 2017)  
EQ or Emotional Quotient is defined as an individual's ability to identify, evaluate, control and express emotions. People with high EQ usually make great leaders and team players because of their ability to understand, empathize and connect with people around them.

IQ or Intelligence Quotient determines one's academic abilities and is determined by several standardized tests to assess an individual's intelligence. People with high IQ gain success in challenging task and has the ability to analyze how to approach towards a goal.

So, both EQ and IQ is necessary for a successful person. A person with high IQ and low EQ can innovate but will not be able to manage different people around him and vice-versa. Thus, there should be a balance between EQ and IQ.

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Mohit Purbey said: (Aug 31, 2017)  
Hello everyone,

I also think both EQ and IQ is necessary. Because a person with high IQ but low EQ can create and innovate but can not make rationale decision let's not forget the incident of hirosima and nagasaki. The same is in the case of High EQ but low IQ a person can make rationale decision but can not innovate and create. So, Both is necessary rather than one.

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Vikas Gupta said: (Aug 28, 2017)  
I think IQ and EQ play a very prominent role in our personal as well as professional life. We need to maintain a balance between the two because if we are having good IQ but our Eq is weak then we might not be able to deal with people in a better way as we would not understand what they want from us. Similarly, having lack of IQ.

Is also not good as would not be able to get desired results in various domains of life. So I conclude that both IQ and EQ are equally important to become a successful person as well as a better human being.

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Dhritiman said: (Aug 26, 2017)  
I think that both are essential for the people. But I prefer EQ over IQ. Because EQ gives the awareness for making an important decision but not IQ. E.G: Atom Bomb was invented by a person who has high IQ but he did not aware that what will happen if it goes to wrong hand. Because of lack of EQ Atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and rest all you know.

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Shub said: (Aug 22, 2017)  
Hi, everyone I think we need a larger number of peoples with better EQ rather IQ although it is important for the development of an organization or country having better brains but what if you have a negative attitude in you no one is going to follow your idea even if it is good. So I think both IQ and EQ are needed in a person both are like having a car without having driving skills.

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Binayak said: (Aug 21, 2017)  
EQ is equally important as IQ, as we have to deal with people and you need to come out from many worst situations in your career as a professional.

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Saumya Pandey said: (Aug 20, 2017)  
I think EQ is as important as IQ in contributing to the success of a person. EQ helps us to deal with people more rationally and helps us to understand people emotionally. By having a good IQ we can have a good job but by having a good EQ in addition to good IQ we become a sensitive and emotionally intelligent which makes us a good person in all.

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Ajmera said: (Aug 19, 2017)  
Hello, everyone!

All we know, that EQ is emotional quotient and IQ is intelligence quotient. According to me solution to every problem has good and bad effects. So everyone has to deal each problem with both EQ and IQ. Lack of anyone poses to some loss it may be money, value, respect. Etc. In INDIA If we loose money it won't matter much but loosing the values, respect it really effects as our people have great ethics and emotions.

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Sai Krishna said: (Aug 19, 2017)  
Only having a high IQ is not of any use although we get success in our study live, since our society is full of hypocrisy we should having EQ (emotional quotient) or try to be having or acting such a way or else hypocritics will not leave a chance in making your life hell.

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Abhidubey said: (Aug 18, 2017)  
Well friends, I think EQ is more important than IQ. Eq involves dealing situations in life. Only having intelligence while not being social will surely lead to disaster one day. While using EQ dealing with situation analyzing lives gives a balanced living.

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Balwant said: (Aug 17, 2017)  
Hello friends,

In my opinion, EQ (Emotional Quotient) and IQ (Intelligent Quotient) both have equal importance in our lives.

High IQ helps us to perform our proffesional work better and EQ helps us in our day to day life.

Having a higher EQ means you can handle pressure situations easily, it is also important for managing relationships which are an integral part of our life. But we cannot ignore the importance of IQ as to complete a task with good results a person has to have a high IQ.

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Paru said: (Aug 17, 2017)  
According to my point of view, IQ is very important with out IQ we cannot able to survive in our professional life, if the person only having Iq they can able to live their life as per their own knowledge. If the person is only having EQ they will not be able to take even a single decision also they have to always thing about other side result.

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Pankaj Mittal said: (Aug 16, 2017)  
EQ i.e. Emotion Quotient means ability to deal emotionally whereas IQ i.e.Intelligence Quotient means dealing with the intelligence. Both EQ and IQ go hand in hand. If a person possess both of these qualities then his life would surely be a success. Lack of any one of them hampers the success to some extent. So, I think both are equally important and are complementary to each other. So, yeah both are important.

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Tahseen Khan said: (Aug 13, 2017)  
EQ refers to the Emotional quotient which means dealing with emotion and IQ refers to Intelligence quotient which means dealing with knowledge. In human life, everything has its own importance, so we can't differentiate IQ and EQ but they are complementary to each other. Those people who have both of these qualities their life is a balance. Today the trend has been changed for a job, why? because all company wants to the growth his company, so those people who have a better EQ means better leadership quality, handling the situations and emotion easily, they preferred him first but it doesn't mean IQ is not important. IQ is also one of the important parts for getting a job, suppose you don't get better knowledge than you rejected first because the company has some criteria for applying the job. At last but not least I can say that IQ and EQ both are interrelated to each other for being the life too much good.

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Md Irfan said: (Aug 12, 2017)  
In my view, both have their own space. Actually, EQ comes in the sense when we care about someone or something. But at the same time IQ has no bars. It just keep you updated and upgraded around the people.

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Sohini said: (Aug 9, 2017)  
Hello, friends.

Well, according to me, both EQ and IQ run together. They are like Jai- Veeru of film sholey. You cannot rely wholly upon IQ or Wholly upon EQ.

There should be a balance between two.

There are some situations in our life where we have to use our IQ n some other situations where have to our EQ only. Using former in place later sometimes become dangerous.

So one learns to maintain a balance between these two. And they should learn in what situations they have to use their IQ n what situations they have to use their EQ.

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Rebekah said: (Aug 8, 2017)  
I think eq and iq are nothing but two different sides of coin and coin will only be acceptable if it has both the sides. Many say eq links with our personal life and iq links with professional part of ours but I think eq lags iq. Like for dealing with clients only iq will not gonna work one need to have eq skills for convincing them. Iq result defines with numbers or score. Eq involves remarks. Dealing with any situation requires how intelligently we use our emotions.

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Siddharth said: (Aug 6, 2017)  
In my opinion, the balance is very important. Because in day to day life some situations demand our intelligence while some our emotional characteristics. Suppose if someone is very smart but is emotionally weak then there is no use or someone is emotionally very strong but he is not smart again no use. So, definitely, We have to balance both in order to face any challenge in life.

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Saiteja said: (Aug 4, 2017)  
Hi guys!

According to me, we need to balance both emotional quotient (EQ) and intelligence quotient (IQ) in our life. Because, now a days the main problem in our life is imbalancing the personal and professional life. As a result of this, an individual succeed in professional life may fails in personal life and vice-versa. But for a human being both are very important to survive. EQ builds strong relationships and IQ builds strong professional life.

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Krishna Kumar said: (Aug 4, 2017)  
Hi guys,

According to me, IQ is important than EQ. For Ex: If a person does zero emotions then zero enemies so he can develop in his professional life. Not only enemy point of view. If a girl leaves a boy then the boy has emotionally attached towards that girl then his life may become spoil. See emotions is just short period of time after that we are all forget that emotional matter then we all concentrate on actual work. Country like India, people are more emotionally attached towards their personal life according to me it is not required. They just concentrate on their professional life that will helpful to grow his life along with that our country will grow.

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Jyoti said: (Jul 27, 2017)  
According to me, EQ is related to personal life and IQ is related to professional life.

In life, both have own importance differently like Nowadays most of the companies want a person who has more EQ because a person has to work in a team, those people have more EQ that are a good leader, good player and ability to take care of own emotions.

And another side IQ is depended upon one's knowledge, we see that any one gives repeatedly exam he/she always improves them self.

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Athira said: (Jul 25, 2017)  
According to me, EQ is a very important factor in personal and professional life of a person. A person having good EQ can overcome any situations in life. IQ is also important to reach heights in profession. To be a good human one should have better EQ than IQ.

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Nihal Pratik said: (Jul 24, 2017)  
Emotional quotient is all about control our emotion where ever there is a need, whether in the job, towards employee, parents or any older people. It acts like "The first impression is the last impression". We must have the ability to listen the thought and perception that delivers by an adult because they have lots of experience as they have already gone through our ages. So it's our responsibilities to go through the decisions taken by our parents or any adult. The same is applicable in job sector also. Don't over react. Our parents aim is to give us a good platform and it's our will to move forward to an extreme level which depends on our IQ level, how skilled we are, our performance in professional areas. STRONG EQ LEADS TO STRONG IQ.

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Ayesha said: (Jul 20, 2017)  
Well coming to my view, EQ and IQ both are required in the modern era because EQ makes happy and IQ is required in working area. Emotional intelligence or Emotional Quotient (EQ) is the ability to identify, assess, evaluate and control on emotions. IQ is the score obtained by standardized testing to assess intelligence of individuals.

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Divya said: (Jul 16, 2017)  
Hello friends, Swamy Vivekananda has rightly said, a right education is one which enlightens ones soul. According to me EQ and IQ are like twins. They need to be accompanied by each other for a person to give his/her best performance in any situation, be it work related or personal life. Both Intelligence and emotional quotients can be acquired from various sources and self experiences but it's the one who uses it optimally is the one who wins the competition in today's world.

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Shivani said: (Jul 16, 2017)  
Hello friends,

In my point of view, IQ and EQ both have equal importance in our life because without emotion we can not take any decision correctly, vice-versa. For living in this society we should make a balance between IQ and EQ.

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Danish Khan said: (Jul 14, 2017)  
Well everybody know both emotional quotation and intelligent quotation in every day life both are played important role in our life EQ in faimly and IQ in job and business and etc. Every person can takecare both of this.

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Priya said: (Jul 11, 2017)  
EQ means emotional quotient which shows how a person react if some situation occur on the other hand IQ means intelligent quotient which shows person's mathematical ability I think EQ and IQ both are important in person's lives suppose if we only have IQ we can perform well in exam only but can't take decision of normal life sensible which everyone has to take in their life and if we only have EQ we would become dull and dull person can't survive in this society because for survival whether we have to clear exam and do job or we have to do business where also some intelligence is required so I believe that every point of time in our lives we have to make balance between EQ and IQ I believe both are equally important.

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Rida said: (Jul 7, 2017)  
I think both have their own importance and both should be used accordingly. Where IQ gives you strength to overcome the weakness acquired due to EQ, at the same time EQ keeps alive the human in you inspite of taking tough decisions using IQ. EQ and IQ are the two sides of the same coin. Every person would possess both of them and hence will have to use them both very smartly.

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Anurag said: (Jul 6, 2017)  
Hello Everyone! In my opinion, both have their own importance. As it is said that heart and brain should always work in conjunction, same holds true for EQ and IQ. Decisions should be taken after proper judgement and analyzing the situation and hence one must practice proper balance between developing EQ and IQ both. After all one can't be successful in the professional world by leaving mind behind and one can't make true relations by being weak in matter of hearts.

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Shashank Gupta said: (Jul 6, 2017)  
EQ or IQ both are different in a life of a successful person. EQ should be in the personal life but IQ should be in the professional life. I am saying that because EQ person can make you fool if you want to be a successful man there is no need of EQ in your professional life but in personal life, it is a very important. And IQis the ability of the person to take a decision and other.

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Arvind said: (Jul 4, 2017)  
As per my point of view, EQ & IQ both are required in a successive personality in this world. Both are having various & different advantages for a working person to handle the different situations during the work. Any one has to work or take a decision using their IQ but keeping EQ to get success. Only EQ is not sufficient for anyone in their lives.

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Akash said: (Jul 2, 2017)  
Dear all, Thanks to all for your ideas & view sharing with us.

My point of view EQ And IQ are both important to became a successful life. Where.

(EQ) emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups.

Intelligence quotient (IQ) is a score derived from one of several standardized tests designed to assess intelligence.

So thats why both are important for us.

Thank You!

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Jyoti Ramdas Mate said: (Jul 1, 2017)  
I think that IQ should be used in professional and EQ should be used in personal life. Because sometimes using emotion in professional life will make you fool and trust blindly and other which is not good.

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Robin said: (Jun 29, 2017)  
Hello, guys! what do I think is that both Eq and Iq have interrelated significance, I mean think about the situation, a person has good IQ but he is not emotionally calm and compose he can not pretty much handle the stressed situation be it exam or any regular activity then what good that IQ is gonna do for him. He is also not confident enough to go out and discuss the problems, he is an introvert, He is also not good at dealing with family problems because in the adverse situation he can not handle his stress level because he is not calm and composed. So, in a nutshell, if we want to make the best use of our IQ then we should be mentally and Emotionally calm and compose, there should be harmony between the both.

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Nandhini said: (Jun 24, 2017)  
Helllo friends,

I also prefer both EQ and IQ. For an example heart and mind relation, a person don't have heart or mind they wouldn't live in the world. When the person have a EQ then automatically IQ will increase.

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Vishal Laxmeshwwar said: (Jun 22, 2017)  

According to me, EQ and IQ both are very important it's like two faces of the coin. A person or an individual who has the overall combination of both are the best performers in his life. EQ holds the part that how you behave or faces the certain situations in your life whereas IQ possess one's overall intelligence level.

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Athira Nair said: (Jun 21, 2017)  
Hello friends,

I agree with all of your Opinion but from my point of view, we should balance both in our life like salt and sugar we cannot avoid EQ or IQ both are as much as important and related to each other. In our daily life we can see many examples of it, A person who have good hold on emotions can handle any situation easily whether it is in office or in home. For an example a person is frustrated of his work and still he is hardworking to get a promotion from this post and here he is not exploring his frustration to his manager because he knows it will effect him only. Here the person is using his EQ as well as his IQ. Therefore here we can see that EQ and IQ both are important to us in all manner.

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Prateek said: (Jun 21, 2017)  
EQ and IQ both are important for a man to became successful in life. EQ decides our behaviour towards the situations we face. It is necessary to react accurately according to the situations. It decides our character and forms the basis of our image in the society. It helps to build reputation and impression in the society makes the life easier. On the other hand, IQ is equally important. Actually they are corelated. The success of a person directly depends on the two. IQ decides our intelligence capabilities. We use it in real life to take decisions, in solving the questions and in computations. It gives us the capability to come out from complicated situations.

A man is complete when he has a perfect combination of the two.

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Anamika said: (Jun 20, 2017)  
Hello, everyone.

According to me, IQ matters the most even though the value of quality education cannot be undermined. Education quality definitely plays an important role in boosting your development trait, personality. But then again, real creativity doesn't require quality education and it can find its way anywhere where student possessing it has the interests in. A creative mind requires knowledge about things which he can get through books and even social media. Take Einstien, Thomas alert edison right brothers for example. Could have they achieved what they had they not blessed with IQ Of cource not.

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Smit_Ever said: (Jun 19, 2017)  
Hello friends,

As per the fact of life. We need both EQ and IQ.

Because IQ may get you to the top but EQ will what will keep you there.

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Vishal said: (Jun 15, 2017)  
EQ or IQ both are important for the success of a person in his life. Both are dependent on each other in some ways.

EQ is the quality through which a person can be measured how much he is emotional towards in his decision making process.

IQ in other hand is the relative term for measuring one's mental ability to solve various problem based on logic and reason so IQ can be say better than EQ but we can't ignore the effects of IQ.

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Anunay said: (Jun 14, 2017)  
I would like to prefer IQ because its natural and little bit you can improve it by your own. Though EQ is also important you can increase your eq with the help of your IQ. So a person with high IQ is more success.

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Manu said: (Jun 1, 2017)  
Hello Everyone,

I prefer both EQ and IQ. A good IQ helps to excel in studies. A good EQ can help in dealing with situations. A combination of both will make a person successful in both life and career.

Without having a good hold on emotions, one can not take correct decisions, may get discouraged when faced with failures. A good IQ is required to think beneficially.

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Namdev said: (May 30, 2017)  
Eq and IQ both play a vital role in our life. IQ helps to take a decision in life and eq helps how to react when getting failure or success both are important in life.

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Naruto Uzumaki said: (May 29, 2017)  
Hello everyone,

Do you remember the everlasting debate topic Book Smart or Street Smart? Here all the book smarts will agree to IQ(Intelligence Quotient), which is the number derived from the standardized intelligence test, scores are calculated by dividing the individual's mental age with individuals chronological age multiplied by 100.

IQ represents abilities such as
->Qualitative ability
->visual and spatial processing
->knowledge of the world
->working and short-term memory
->Fluid reasoning

All the street smarts will agree to the emotions intelligence which refers to the person's ability to perceive, control, evaluate and express emotions.

EQ represents abilities such as
-> Identifying emotions.
-> Evaluating how others feel.
-> Controlling one's own emotions.
-> Using emotions to facilitate human intelligence, social communication.

I prefer Emotional intelligence, It is no doubt individuals with high IQ perform well in the studies, accomplish things better but only high intelligence will not guarantee success in life. It is too narrow to fully encompass the wide range of human abilities and knowledge.

Research shows that people with great empathy, leadership potential, initiative, self-confidence show high EQ. They are able to handle situations better than the individuals with high IQ. People with high IQ may perform well in competitive exams but the individuals with high EQ will become Global leaders. Companies now mandate Emotional intelligence training and use EQ as the part of their hiring process.

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Vinit Panwar said: (May 22, 2017)  
Hi, friends.

For a person to be successful in his/her life both IQ & EQ are important. But In my view IQ is more important than EQ, because IQ is naturally we can't increase it (except few increment). But we can develop EQ by our daily struggle with different situations, analyzing the situation and by applying our IQ.

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Rajat said: (May 19, 2017)  
As everyone says that IQ and EQ both should be equally balanced and also said that both are equally important but I prefer EQ than IQ because you can search on internet every entrepreneur who are famous on this time have high EQ than IQ. SO, if you want to work in a team (industry) then you should have high EQ while if you want to go for research like many scienctist then you should have high IQ. Both come in different scinerio don't compare it with each other. These are not complementry of each other these are only time dependent quotient. And these change person to person.

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Aashima said: (May 14, 2017)  
Hi, Friends.

I think that both EQ n IQ are important in one's life. Though they are required at different stages of life but still they are complementary to each other. If one goes missing then the other also looses it's importance. Here I would like to quote a line "A person with high IQ will get through school, a person with high EQ will get through your life".

Thank you.

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Nsb said: (May 14, 2017)  
According to me, to be successful both EQ and IQ are equally important. Depending on the situation we should use our EQ and IQ. For eg- in business when we are taking decisions we should use our IQ, but when we are meeting our partners then we should use our EQ to maintain cordial relations with them. Without EQ we cannot understand ourselves and others also, we cannot maintain friendly relations, we cannot share our thoughts and knowledge with others i.e. a person without EQ is one who is isolated, who is not self-confident, who is not self-aware and who is not happy. Without IQ, we cannot think logically, practically and accurately. IQ is needed for making accurate decisions quickly. IQ helps us to think whether we have made correct decision or not based on our EQ. Thus EQ makes us become socialized and IQ makes us become smart.

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Surabhi Mukherjee said: (May 3, 2017)  
Hello, readers.

EQ is a natural traits that every human being have. It depends upon how someone uses to take right decision at right time. IQ is a bigger concept than EQ where we can do anything smartly by examine proper pro's and cons of any aspect to take necessary decision. That vary from person to person.

Conclusion - both are complement to each other we should both EQ and IQ to reach a desirable goal.

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Saikumar V said: (Apr 24, 2017)  
Life success is a result of many factors. Both IQ and EQ undoubtedly play roles in influencing your overall success as well as things such as health, wellness, and happiness.

But moreover, EQ is very key to success because IQ is depends tests your knowledge capacity but EQ is evaluates your human relation capacity in different types of situations. So decision making is possible with EQ.

Finally, EQ is more important than IQ.

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Yash Joshi said: (Apr 13, 2017)  
EQ and IQ have relation just like ROSS and RACHEL from FRIENDS.

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Neeraj said: (Apr 13, 2017)  
Hello Guys,

There is purely IQ because EQ is nothing but IQ. If a person shows EQ so because of his IQ as IQ teaches about EQ. When a team leader handles his team with EQ so at that time that leader uses his IQ to utilise his EQ/Utility. In other hand, when people show their EQ without using IQ so those people show their stupidity somewhere at that place. For an example: suppose there are two people one is an agent and second is a client and client shows his EQ before the agent for taking more and more concession and agent gives without using his IQ, then what will happen? that agent will bear that loss because of his lack of IQ.

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Siya Kaushal said: (Apr 12, 2017)  
I think that both IQ and EQ have their own importance because we can use them in the right place where they can be used. If a person haven't any kind of EQ then he can't understand the feelings and emotions of others and if he hasn't any kind of IQ then we can't judge his ability to take any right decision it means when he hasn't any kind of intelligence then how he could take the right decision. So both have their own importance and both have necessary in the lives of people.

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Souvik Rudra Biswas said: (Apr 10, 2017)  
Hellow everybody,

Well, IQ and EQ both are important for us. IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient and EQ stands for Emotional Quotient. I think they completing each other. EQ is the ability to think, understand and action to do but IQ is Intelligence to think in a higher level reasoning and problem solving. In each person's IQ and EQ are both needed. EQ is long lasting and it shows the attitude of a person, it helps to succed in life on the other hand IQ helps the person to decide logically, practically and also accurately. So, IQ and EQ both are nesessary become a successful man. I think both are common part of our life and if we ignore any one that's not perfect logic.

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Raj Singh said: (Apr 1, 2017)  
Hello guys,

I appreciate to my all friends who told lots of thoughts of yours.

Well as we know that we all are human and we have one heart and one mind to use for works in your life. So as I think both EQ & IQ is most important parts of our life as we know that but sometimes we required one is more. Like if somebody has died and you met their family then there is the time to work of you EQ because without EQ you can not share those feelings. So EQ is best for that. And if you want to do something for them than your IQ is coming there that what you can do for them like some financial help. Or arrange some jobs/business for them. So the conclusion is that as per me EQ & IQ is a main for human life without one we can not live in our life or we can not enjoy. So both are good for us. It's a part of our life which is using in a different situation by you.

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Prasanth Vuppala said: (Mar 30, 2017)  
EQ, because professionals prefer EQ test ultimately to recruite a person rather than IQ. Here where unique people get sorted out.

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Madhurima said: (Mar 29, 2017)  
I preferred both IQ and EQ why because both are linked with human being feelings. We don't say this one was the best, so both take place the vital role in our life.

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Sakshi said: (Mar 24, 2017)  
According to me, both EQ & IQ is necessary to do any job. Suppose there is a task. Given by boss and we do this job with our team. There is a need of both EQ AND IQ to complete the job well. Because it needs both the solving ability and emotional support so I think that both are necessary, thank you.

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Pratyusha Mukherjee said: (Mar 23, 2017)  
Hello, friends.


I think both IQ-EQ are important in our daily life. With IQ we can solve any theoretical problems in our life like maths or any puzzle. And EQ helps us to solve any emotional problems in our life. Nowadays most of the companies want a person who has both EQ and IQ. Because they have to work in teams and also have to do a smart work too. For teamwork he/she needs EQ and for smart work, he/she needs enough IQ. That is why in today's lifestyle EQ and IQ both are needed.

Thank you.

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S Vijay Baskar said: (Mar 23, 2017)  
Hi Friends.

Well, EQ and IQ according to my knowledge these both are important to our life both personally and to our carrier side but comparatively I go with IQ Because We can't use EQ in all situations where we face problems in Such cases we should use our IQ to come over those problems.

On my point of view we cannot use EQ in business we should use our IQ to develop our business in conclusion EQ is Needed With the Join Hands oF IQ.

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Anisur Rahaman said: (Mar 21, 2017)  
EQ and IQ both of are like side of coin. In an office work you need to have EQ as well as IQ. EQ will help you to understand the situation and IQ will help you to understand the work properly to take any decision. To make own self a good leader you need both.

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Maneesha said: (Mar 17, 2017)  
Hi friends, I am Maneesha.

My view is the level of EQ must be higher than IQ levels. Anyone can gain IQ levels through self-learning or refer some resources where we find less interaction with one another but in the case of EQ, it can't be gained from any books or anything else it should be practiced through experience which reveals that interaction is necessary. And the thing we need is proper interaction because unless one have pretty EQ levels a person cannot lead a good role in one's profession as the basement in every profession is to know what others want from the other. Understanding the problem statement in a crystal clear way gives effective output.

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Neha said: (Mar 17, 2017)  
Hello friends,

I think EQ and IQ both are important. But I prefer most EQ because if have IQ but not have EQ then you can't get success your carrier. With IQ you can get good percentage but can't get a good job and skill.

EQ play a very important role in life and career. If you have good EQ you can become a good leader, good team player and have the ability to control the situation.

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Ashok said: (Mar 15, 2017)  
Hello friends, my name is Ashok.

All of our contestants well said about EQ and IQ, here I would like to add few points. In my opinion, EQ is more vital than IQ because the trait, which connects us from society is EQ Definitely IQ succors us tackling logical and brainstorming riddles but EQ initiates the process to involve ourselves with our colleagues which help to take organization's goal to a new height. So in my sight, EQ is dominant over IQ.

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Rashmitha said: (Mar 13, 2017)  
In my point of view, both EQ and IQ are important because they are like two different sides of a coin EQ deals with our personal feelings and IQ deals with our intelligence, every organisation want to have such employees who can balance both in similar manner, EQ is required to work properly with his/her team, and to manage risk, stress and to move on with any kind of situation but I Q deals with ones intelligence I, e how well he/ she can perform in maths, logics, reasonings and he/ she manages the situation logically hence I conclude that EQ and IQ is essential In same quantities without EQ no IQ.

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Tanveer said: (Mar 11, 2017)  
I think we should care about eq more because if you are emotionally stable you can use whatever IQ you have fully but if you have high IQ and less eq you can't use your IQ fully and what's the use of having great amount of knowledge when you are not emotionally stable. ?

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Bharu said: (Mar 9, 2017)  
Hi one and all.

According to me, EQ is little bit more than the IQ. We all are know if you work with interest you get success quickly.

So both EQ and IQ.

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Nirupam Gardia said: (Mar 8, 2017)  
Hello Friends,

I appreciate what you all guys thoughts. I want to add my understanding about EQ and IQ, Both are part of our mindset that play very important role as EQ is an expression or emotion that get triggers when we are having good IQ. Since IQ is totally a mental exercise on issue and problems, its a skill that helps in decision making, problem-solving basically a rational approach. Eg. When we solve a problem using IQ we feel the sense of achievement and happiness (EQ). So IQ is a trigger for EQ and vice-versa provided there should be the proper balance between them.

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Moumita Pramanik said: (Mar 6, 2017)  
Hello Friends,

I respect the opinion of my friends regarding this subject. According to me, situation enables us to understand the value of IQ and EQ in our lives. A person's EQ gives us a partial view of his/her character. But it is IQ that reveals his/her knowledge. We, the people of 20th century are always determined to reach the highest level of success. Absurd emotion is odd with such ambition. A person without EQ behaves as an automaton. But a person without IQ becomes an object of ridicule.

Whenever we are in an interview or in exam hall our IQ dominates us to give our best. In business, IQ is quite important than EQ. But if we do business for business's sake, it may bring temporary success. Perfect balance of IQ and EQ is the backbone of perpetual success in business.

It is our EQ by which we can judge ourselves and prevent doing injustice to others. To enjoy our lives spontaneously we need both IQ and EQ. So, I support both IQ and EQ because the combination of IQ and EQ makes us not only a successful person, a good person too.


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Fritsn said: (Mar 6, 2017)  
Both are different sides of the same coin.

IQ is matter of head while EQ is a matter of heart.

One takes care of professional world and other one is more for your personal.

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Javed Ansari said: (Mar 2, 2017)  
In my point of view, EQ and IQ both are required in the modern era because EQ makes happy and IQ is required in working area.

EQ is decided to choose your ability and to make a ability of people.

EQ is used for at a time your actions and presence of mind ability through this makes happy yourself and others relationship.

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Ram said: (Mar 2, 2017)  
Hi friends,

In my point of view, IQ is more preferable than EQ all human are emotionally more sensitive or less sensitive, But if a person is having low IQ and more EQ than in this current competing world he will not get inner peace. Also a person who has more IQ can think about his EQ level and he can manage tough situations with his IQ level.


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Jagadesh said: (Feb 28, 2017)  
In my point of view, both EQ and IQ is needed for everyone. Because EQ makes a man happy and IQ makes a man perfect. So both of them is more important.

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Janvi said: (Feb 27, 2017)  
Hello everyone,

What I believe is, Emotional intelligence is one of the basic requirement one need to have because only that can help you to understand your deep desires, yourself and others too.

Without EQ it will really be a tough task to choose, to grab the best for yourself.

Self-understanding comes first for any individual which can only be acquired through EQ.

If we know what we want only then our IQ plays a role. Hence on my scale, EQ is more important than IQ.

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Akash Gupta said: (Feb 22, 2017)  
Understanding Emotional and Intelligence Quotient.

According to some theories of brain function, a high EQ means someone is self-confident, self-aware, and able to handle difficult emotional experiences. It is often tied directly to the degree of success a person may have in the workplace and in personal relationships. People with high EQ can often better recognize and control their own emotions, and recognize emotional states in others to adjust their behavior accordingly.

A person's IQ, on the other hand, measures concepts like logical reasoning, word comprehension, and math skills rather than creative potential or emotional abilities. People with a high IQ may be able to learn certain subjects very quickly and make connections between ideas that others miss. They often have great academic success, although they may struggle to find classes that challenge them. The ability to acquire knowledge does not necessarily mean people can recognize and manage their own emotional states, however.

Correlations Between EQ and IQ.

There is a great deal of disagreement about any potential link between these two quotients; it is not clear if one indicates or has an impact on the other. Emotional intelligence is often more difficult to measure than IQ, and the methods used are fairly different, so it's not easy to compare them on equal terms. There are also many individuals with very high IQs who seem to be limited in terms of social skills and emotional recognition. Such examples suggest that they are different aspects of the human mind and should be considered separately.

Measuring EQ and IQ.

People have been measuring IQ for much longer than EQ. The first modern IQ test was developed in the early 20th century; although some aspects of emotional intelligence have been considered since that time, EQ tests really were not developed until the 1990s. Many modifications on these tests have been made since then, and there are competing models for how to most accurately measure these quotients.

An IQ test usually involves a set of standardized questions for which the test taker receives a score. This score is compared against the average scores of others within the same age range to determine a person's intellectual potential. These types of tests may have a cultural or language bias, however, and they do not indicate everything about a person's mind and functionality. For example, IQ measurements on most children with autism are typically very high, yet these children can have difficulties communicating with others.

An EQ exam is often more difficult to design and administer because it deals with information that is difficult to present as a numerical value. While an IQ exam may have one definitive answer for each question, EQ tests are usually more subjective and require a great deal of work to score properly. Short EQ tests can also be problematic as people may realize they are being tested on their emotional capabilities and adjust their answers accordingly. People might not answer questions truthfully, so results may become skewed by what the test taker believe the test giver wants to hear, rather than giving true responses to questions.

Using Emotional and Intelligence Quotient.

Once a person's EQ and IQ are determined, they can be used by employers and educators in a variety of ways. Many companies use EQ testing to gauge how well applicants will work with others on a team and their ability to deal with stress and emotional extremes. Teachers and counselors at schools can administer IQ tests to see if students are having difficulties in class due to being too advanced or behind when compared to their peers. EQ tests are often used in education to help identify those students who may need special assistance in learning to manage their emotions or to better communicate with others.

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