Do you want to know the truth around being SOCIALLY SAVVY?This is it..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “IQ is a measure, to some degree, of innate ability. But social savvy is knowledge. It’s a set of skills that have to be learned. It has to come from somewhere, and the place where we seem to get these kindsContinue reading “Do you want to know the truth around being SOCIALLY SAVVY?This is it..”

The difference between “Hiring for Compliance” vs “Hiring for engagement”

Finite minded companies who think in terms of short term goals or targets invest on profit/resources over profits..These are workplaces wherein people are pitted against one another and collaboration or emotional quotient is given least significance.All they demand is efficient workers who are able to exhibit compliance As against this infinite minded organizations are drivenContinue reading “The difference between “Hiring for Compliance” vs “Hiring for engagement””

Motivation 2.0 focuses on IQ

Motivation 2.0 a term coined by Daniel Pink in his book Drive stands for “Carrot and Stick” method of motivation of human beings so successful in the Industrial Age. This method of motivation focuses on extrinsic rewards and promotes performance.Hence this kind of a reward system encourages those with high IQ but does not encourageContinue reading “Motivation 2.0 focuses on IQ”

Why do NAVY SEALS prefer Trust over Performance?

Whereas Performance relates to technical competence , Trust relates to character. In summary Performance is related to IQ whereas Trust relates to the ability to collaborate with everyone , being likable and relates to EQ. Hence NAVY SEALS prefer leaders who have high EQ over those with high IQ. Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book TheContinue reading “Why do NAVY SEALS prefer Trust over Performance?”

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 relevantContinue reading “Why is “Emotional Quotient” more sought after?”

Subtle differences between “Performance” & “Trust”

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “The Infinite Game”. Whereas performance relates to IQ(Intelligence Quotient) , trust relates to EQ(Emotional Quotient) Performance is given more value by finite minded leaders who put numbers ahead of people. Trust is given more value by infinite minded leaders who are willing to take the risks to form trustingContinue reading “Subtle differences between “Performance” & “Trust””

Which is more important – Performance or Trust?

Though both are equally important yet for surviving in an infinite game , organizations need to prioritize “trust” over “performance”. Performance relates to IQ whereas trust relates to EQ. A low trust environment spoils organization culture and should not be encouraged.Hence even though performance matters , yet since humans are social animals and work bestContinue reading “Which is more important – Performance or Trust?”