Q. Can a person train their emotional intelligence?
The answer is yes, you can be trained to develop your emotional intelligence. The emotional labor that leads to emotional intelligence needs to become part of the essential skills training companies offer their employees. Our educational system has failed us by neglected to teach us the importance and value of doing the emotional labor necessary for the development of our emotional intelligence. This responsibility has shifted to employers as a result of the crushing drama, chaos and disengagement they are experiencing.
Our level of emotional intelligence is fundamental to our success. It is the essential education needed to embrace the unimaginable challenges that lies before us. Business schools could teach leadership and emotional intelligence but sadly they do not – instead they have teach compliance. With the accelerating rate of innovation and change the growing demand for emo