Is Emotional Intelligence Key to Success at School?

https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/emotional-intelligence-key-for-success-in-school-study-119121301054_1.html

While the jury for me is still out on whether there is a positive or a negative correlation between Intelligence Quotient and Emotional Quotient (there are studies that argue both sides eloquently), this article threw up an interesting insight. People that succeed are those that are able to manage their failures better than the others.

As a teenager, I saw Vinod Kambli and Sachin Tendulkar make their International debuts in 1989. While Sachin went to onto create history, Vinod did not perform to potential (his shot selection was deemed to be better than Sachin’s). Attitude was a big reason. However, awhile ago, I heard an interesting perspective from Harsha Bhogle. He said that Vinod Kambli had a flaw in his technique that bowler’s exploited. He struggled against the short pitched delivery. Till 1994, his talent had carried him. He never got over this low in his career and he played his last test match for India at 23.

Earlier as a student and now as a Leader at Shradha HRD, I have seen this theme repeated continuously. Life will bring its share of disappointment and elation. Team members that are able to maintain their equanimity through the tumultuous phases, keep their head down and work are inevitably those that end up with the promotion!!!!!!!!

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