Why is “Emotional Quotient” more sought after?

In the modern day workplaces , emotional quotient(EQ) is a more sought after characteristic.

This is because a trustworthy individual with high EQ forms the basic DNA of Trusting Teams which form the essence of innovation in the modern day workplace.

Intelligence quotient(IQ) or self brilliance can be learnt but without trust cannot be relevant in the modern age.

Intelligence further more , looks for what is already there or known or solve problems.Brainstorming or thinking out of the box cannot happen individually and needs a team.

A trustworthy creative individual with high EQ on the other does not fear venturing into the unknown to discover possibilities.

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s sayings and books