Are you looking for a world class blueprint to optimize performance,
develop talent, promote happiness, improve leadership
competence, enhance service orientation?
Five of the top 10 most desired skills for people to be a high achievers and prosper in the job market of the future, are rated by the World Economic Forum as emotional intelligence skills. Studies prove that Emotional intelligence (EI) is the skill set that will have the single biggest impact on improving your performance.
Here are some interesting findings about emotional intelligence:
- Emotional intelligence was the strongest predictor of performance alongside 33 other important workplace skills that were tested, explaining a minimum of 58% of success in all types of jobs.
- 90% of top performers have high emotional intelligence (EI).
- People with a high degree of emotional intelligence make an average of $29 000 more per year than people with a low degree of EI – in fact every point increase in emotional intelligence adds $1 300 to an annual salary. No job has been found yet in which performance and salary aren’t tied closely to emotional intelligence.
- Using EI assessments for talent selection and leadership development helped CIBC Global Private Banking select better sales representatives and improve their sales performance.
- A Fortune 100 Insurance Company used EI assessments to select high performing individuals that contributed to grow high performing teams that produced 15% higher growth rate than before, with decreased attrition rates.
- The US Air Force used EI assessments to develop a pre-employment screening system. This approach led to 92% increase in retention and $2,7 million in cost saving.
- The US Air Force estimates a potential saving of $19 million per year by using EI assessments to select and develop EI skills for USAF Pararescue Jumper trainees.
- Using EI assessments for training and coaching generates a road map for leadership success and better performing leaders in New Zealand Telecom as they found that EI attributes accounted for a difference of 48% between high and low performing leaders.