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Ways to Increase your EQ? Sorry, there aren't any September 6, 2015 10:30

In a previous post, I suggested that “EQ, (emotional quotient/intelligence) not IQ, was the new currency of business.” A number of likes and supportive comments suggests that this post resonated with many.  I also suggested at the end of the post that I would discuss how we might increase our EQ. I will come straight out with it. Frankly I don’t think there is a way we can increase or improve our EQ. I support the view of Aristotle –“Give me a child until he is 7 and I will show you the man.” A profound recognition that we enter adulthood largely baked into our ways. And  whether by nature or nurture, is somewhat academic.

EQ, not IQ, is the new currency of Retail September 2, 2015 16:00

Australia has long been known colloquially as the “Clever Country.” I broadly believe this assertion to be true. We have a tier one education system, an enquiring and inventive national psyche, and are proving to be world leaders in technology adoption.