Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to recognize emotions both in yourself and those around you.
A great leader can interpret the emotional state of those around them, and act accordingly. This ability to effectively read others is a trait that many great leaders share, and that many companies look for when hiring new employees. This infographic from the University of Maryland highlights the importance of emotional intelligence and the role it plays in office culture.
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