Why Interpersonal Skills Are So Important
A full litany of proverbs exist across continents and cultures that tell us that our interactions with people mean more than anything else we do in this life. In fact, author Daniel Goleman says that our emotional intelligence (EQ) with people is more important than our IQ.
Before you read on, consider the people with whom you interact on a daily or weekly basis, both personally and professionally. What is your relationship with them? Have you carefully cultivated and nurtured those relationships? Do you feel good about those relationships?
For example, you’ve probably heard this one: “People don’t know how much you know, until they know how much you care.” And as the great Dale Carnegie ...