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Akash Gupta said:   7 years ago
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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Anonymous said:   11 months ago
IQ - Intelligent Quotient.
Which contain: analytical thought logic, memory, hyperactivity, concentration, risk, politics, competency, and technical skills.

EQ - Emotional Quotient
Which contain: holistic thought, empathy, art, music, awareness, motivation, hopes, fear, emotion, soft skills, belief, behaviours, sacrifice, discipline, and dedication.

IQ measures the ability of a person to think logically and also solve new problems with innovative ideas. IQ can be somewhat increased by practice. EQ defines how a person is able to manage his/her own emotions and also understand others emotions.

You need to have a brilliant IQ to become a good engineer, but to be a leader of engineer your EQ is more important rather than IQ. It's different to go ahead with one. I think they are complementary to each other. A person should have EQ like 2/3 ICE in the ocean & 1/3 ICE above water level. So we can understand from this what we see & what we don't see but need to hold space for.

" EQ + IQ = SUCCESS "

There are many examples to understand if one of them is not there then the person is not ideal like Sheldon Cooper from 'big bang theory' has IQ - 187 but a very low EQ level so that's why his coworkers don't like them.
Osama-bin-laden is a great example to understand like a person with a great ability to think is not sufficient, he should have some EQ too. Next, chimpanzees, dolphins, crows, and elephants have more IQ than humans so EQ is one of the factors which differentiates us from animals.

There should be a balance between EQ-IQ because some of the decisions we cannot take by emotions and some not take by the brain every path of life we should have a proper balance between them.

Every successful man maintains a level between them. You might not take any decision with only one of the EQ or IQ. Many companies are looking for an employee having both of them So, they conduct aptitude tests as well as psychometric tests.

Thank you.
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Mohammad Shahanawaz said:   9 months ago
IQ - Intelligent Quotient.
Which contain: analytical thought logic, memory, hyperactivity, concentration, risk, politics, competency, and technical skills.

EQ - Emotional Quotient.
Which contain: holistic thought, empathy, art, music, awareness, motivation, hopes, fear, emotion, soft skills, belief, behaviors, sacrifice, discipline, and dedication.

IQ measures the ability of a person to think logically and also solve new problems with innovative ideas. IQ can be somewhat increased by practice. EQ defines how a person is able to manage his/her own emotions and also understand other's emotions.

You need to have a brilliant IQ to become a good engineer, but to be a leader of engineer your EQ is more important rather than IQ. It's different to go ahead with one. I think they are complementary to each other.

A person should have EQ like 2/3 ICE in the ocean & 1/3 ICE above water level. So we can understand from this what we see & what we don't see but need to hold space for.

" EQ + IQ = SUCCESS ".

There are many examples to understand if one of them is not there then the person is not ideal like Sheldon Cooper from 'Big Bang Theory' has IQ - of 187 but a very low EQ level so that's why his coworkers don't like them.

Osama-bin-laden is a great example to understand that a person with a great ability to think is not sufficient, he should have some EQ too.
Next, chimpanzees, dolphins, crows, and elephants have more IQ than humans so EQ is one of the factors which differentiates us from animals.

There should be a balance between EQ-IQ because some of the decisions we cannot make by emotions and some not take by the brain every path of life we should have a proper balance between them.

Every successful man maintains a level between them. You might not make any decision with only one of the EQ or IQ. Many companies are looking for an employee who has both of them So they conduct aptitude tests as well as psychometric tests.

Thank you.
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Sumit kumar said:   10 months ago
IQ - Intelligent Quotient.

Which contain: analytical thought logic, memory, hyperactivity, concentration, risk, politics, competency, and technical skills.

EQ - Emotional Quotient.

Which contain: holistic thought, empathy, art, music, awareness, motivation, hopes, fear, emotion, soft skills, belief, behaviors, sacrifice, discipline, and dedication.

IQ measures the ability of a person to think logically and also solve new problems with innovative ideas. IQ can be somewhat increased by practice. EQ defines how a person is able to manage his/her own emotions and also understand other's emotions.

You need to have a brilliant IQ to become a good engineer, but to be a leader of engineer your EQ is more important rather than IQ. It's different to go ahead with one. I think they are complementary to each other. A person should have EQ like 2/3 ICE in the ocean & 1/3 ICE above water level. So we can understand from this what we see & what we don't see but need to hold space for.

" EQ + IQ = SUCCESS ".

There are many examples to understand if one of them is not there then the person is not ideal like Sheldon Cooper from 'Big Bang Theory' has IQ - 187 but a very low EQ level so that's why his coworkers don't like them.

Osama-bin-laden is a great example to understand that a person with a great ability to think is not sufficient, he should have some EQ too. Next, chimpanzees, dolphins, crows, and elephants have more IQ than humans so EQ is one of the factors which differentiates us from animals.

There should be a balance between EQ-IQ because some of the decisions we cannot make by emotions and some not take by the brain every path of life we should have a proper balance between them.

Every successful man maintains a level between them. You might not make any decision with only one of the EQ or IQ. Many companies are looking for an employee who has both of them So they conduct aptitude tests as well as psychometric tests.

Thank you.
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Sid said:   7 years ago
Both IQ and EQ are terms used to calculate the capacity of a man be it intelligence or emotion. Now to say if either one holds more importance depends on the person. But as a society is concerned, a person has to be emotionally available for the betterment of society. Now if a person with relatively higher IQ and a well-settled lavish life is living in a place take for example a person is with a very low EQ then he wouldn't be bothered about people living around him even if they are miserable. But in the same case, a person with a better EQ might be able to feel the sentiments of ones suffering and would be able to work for hem or least give a helping hand. In the era where social media sort of rules at least some of you might have come across a video of a sports competition where the running race was held for differently abled students. In that video there comes a moment while the race was going on when a participant falls down, now if it were in a normal school we would have seen the kid left behind trying to get up himself or by the help of teachers and other participants would not have even spared him a glance. But in this scenario, we can see the other participants coming back helping the kid to get up and then resume running holding hands. See now there is the difference the differently-abled kids indeed is behind many of us in case of IQ but we can see that they are far ahead of us in EQ and the result of topping in IQ and EQ is pretty clear from that. Alas today's society and parents included are so hell-bent upon in increasing the IQ of their kids that the kids themselves lose the EQ that they were born with, and at the end the parents end up in old age homes, news of parental abuse increases as well as atrocities like rape and murder and so on.
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Gayathri C said:   6 years ago
Hi everyone,

You are all well known about this topic. But this is the first attempt of me. If you find any mistake just please reject it with some suggestion to improve my skill of doing this.

EQ - Basically known as Emotional Quotient.

IQ-basically was known as Intelligent Quotient.

In my point of view, both are important to our life.

They are just like the wheels of our life.

By using IQ we can know the basics of studies or (may be deeply about studies) but we can't know the basics of our life.

IQ is just when it is made a continuous process of studying or learning or being up-to-date I think so.

Where as EQ is not a continuous process of learning but it is to be faced differently which are not in academics textbooks etc. It is just related to thoughts of our mind that how mentally we are strong.

Just we can say IQ is the fuel and EQ as the vessel. By using fuel we can burn a vessel just as it, we can use IQ. When it is known how to use it properly.

Just as how we use knowledge to be wise, we need to use IQ to be EQ.

Let us take the example of our own.

IQ is important for us to attend a competitive exam (Written) whereas EQ helps us to attend the interviews (being courageous is also very important).

If there is no EQ and there is only IQ, then it is not possible to secure any job without any subject.

Just as it.

If there is no IQ and there is only EQ then there is no value for IQ because if the person is not courage enough to say what he knows when he is not mentally fit i.e. he has less EQ. Control over emotions is necessary.

So, I say that IQ and EQ are interrelated or interdependent to achieve success in our life.

I hope that I can correct my mistakes if specified.

Thank you all.
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Naruto Uzumaki said:   7 years ago
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.

Thank you.
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Bhawna said:   6 years ago
In my opinion, EQ and IQ both are necessary.

I feel everyone is unique and is important. There is always something that we can contribute to, the amount is not important. A person with better IQ/EQ has his own workspace and methodology he contributes to the work differently as a person with different IQ/EQ. Better Iq person can work smartly to do toughest works easily hence develop fame and wealth. Better eq person can develop popularity and leadership qualities he can withstand adverse condition and overcome them.

For a task to be done we need many kinds of people.

Some who would manage a team (highEQ).
Some who would plan task to perform it in better way (high IQ).
Some who would work tirelessly. (average IQ and EQ).
Contribution made by everyone has different impact and equally important.
Person with higher IQ can work on any arena and earn money and fame but may lack good social circle, hence may develop depression or suffer emotionally.
Persons with higher EQ develop a large social circle of friends and supporters who help them in difficulties, they may not be much richer or famous due to their technical abilities but can live a happy life by supporting others living for mass.
A person with average IQ and EQ is best as the person do not suffer either way. He can work anywhere happily with a fair wealth and fair emotional stability. He would be the most satisfied person.
Balanced IQ & EQ is most desirable.
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Abhijit said:   6 years ago
IQ is more technical term. It's an indicator of cognitive capacity, specifically it's one's ability in thinking and reasoning. In 1921, Lewis Terman (Psychologist at Standford University) interviewed and selected roughly 1500 kids from all over the world with an IQ around 150 or above. He hypothesized that these kids would become great policy makers, Nobel laureates, famous professors or great artists. But only a few kids are successful in life. One more fact I want to mention here, Chris Langan (IQ 195, more than Einstein). But he is not a Nobel laureate. So, only IQ does not guarantee success. In the case of EQ, people with well-developed emotional skills are more likely to be content and effective in their lives, mastering the habits of the mind that foster their own productivity; whereas people who cannot marshal some control over their emotional life will fight inner battles that sabotage their ability for focused work and clear thought. Life success is a result of both factors. Both IQ and EQ undoubtedly play roles in influencing your overall success, as well as things such as health, wellness, and happiness. Rather than focusing on which factors might have a more dominant influence, the greatest benefit may lie in learning to improve skills in multiple areas.
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Kanchan said:   4 years ago
Both has equal importance if one said about having a balanced life. But here is the point of choosing anyone either EQ or IQ. Based on my preference I'll choose that EQ is more important than IQ. Humans EQ is one of factor which differs us from an animal like a chimpanzee. Having strong IQ is not bad but In comparison to an individual if EQ is higher than he/she will be more successful in their life either it is personal life or professional. Let's take an example of two friends one of them has high IQ and others have a high EQ.

Both are fairly good at studies but one is better as he has a high IQ. But both of them addicted to some wrong things which terribly affected their studies having shown them one of there teacher approaches both of them separately and give them some teaching rewarding their career. After listing teacher with high EQ both come to the conclusion that he should work hard and choose right habits but the second boy was in his so-called past fairly good result which made him more arrogant and he denied the advice of his teacher. And end up his career terribly. So having a high IQ is not enough 60'. Of our life depends upon our EQ.
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