The Benefits of Emotional Intelligence
- To the individual
The benefits to individuals are increased self-confidence, an increased willingness to speak their mind, an increased willingness to fight for what they deem important and a greater resilience to the challenges and changes they face in both their organizational and personal lives.
- To organizations
The benefits to organizations of having emotionally intelligent people are numerous. Emotionally intelligent people are more confident, more motivated, more committed to the purpose of their organization and better able to apply their unique skills to the tasks at hand. In addition to being more willing to share their creative ideas, emotionally intelligent people build better relationships both with colleagues and clients.