Research indicates that an individual’s emotional intelligence (EQ) accounts for 60-80 percent of success in the workplace and in life, while cognitive intelligence (IQ) accounts for just 20-40 percent.  In an environment like law, where everyone is cognitively smart, EQ is a significant differentiator.  In this article, Dr. Laura Belsten discusses how lawyers and law firms can master emotional intelligence — and put it to good use.

Emotional intelligence:  The ability to assess and manage emotions is key to professional success