I took an EI test and realized I’m kind of a jerkIf you’re a leader, you need to improve your emotional intelligence to be successfulBy Jeff Hayden10/30/2017|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/30/2017 Emotional intelligence matters. Higher emotional intelligence (also referred to as EI or EQ) can lead to better performance, better pay and greater overall success, it can improve your relationships, and even help prevent you from being manipulated.But many of us tend to think we have high emotional intelligence. That was definitely true for me. I especially thought I had high emotional intelligence from a leadership perspective, having spent many years supervising and managing manufacturing teams. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.