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11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

By Travis Bradberry

“No doubt emotional intelligence is more rare than book smarts, but my experience says it is actually more important in the making of a leader. You just can’t ignore it.” - Jack Welch

Leadership and success is becoming less relevant to IQ and more synonymous with EQ.

Here are some traits people scoring low in EQ tests share:

Personality types

Difficulty being assertive

It is common to substitute passivity and aggression for assertiveness.

Quick to make assumptions.

Instead of making decisions based upon initial emotional reactions, give some time to think and reflect on more options.

Hold grudges

Carrying the world on your shoulders can be a health risk.

Don't let go of mistakes.

High EQ individuals are adept at creating a smart balance between forgetting and remembering mistakes.

Easily offended.

High EQ individuals retain a certain gleam in their eye, in challenging situations.