11 questions to gauge your EQ

Having emotional intelligence (EQ) is important for development and success – both personally and professionally. But before we can put it into practice, it’s important to be aware of where your EQ stands.

Marcel Schwantes, principal and founder of Leadership From the Core, provides 11 questions for leaders to ask themselves as they work to develop EQ. Answer these to gauge how high – or low – your EQ is:

  1. Are you usually aware of your feelings and why you feel that way?
  2. Are you aware of your strengths, as well as your limitations and blind spots?


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