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Minding Your “Q’s” – Especially your EQ…

IQ has long been hailed as the “Holy Grail” amongst academic institutions. And it wasn’t until my boss in New York (then the Chief Investment Officer at one of the largest US banks) told me, “It is not what you know, but who you know, that matters…” that it became apparent that IQ alone doesn’t automatically make you “employable”

Then I asked myself what it takes to excel at the “who you know” exercise. It turns out that the answer lies in yet another “Q”: EQ

From making friends to dating to interviewing to client management to merger negotiations, EQ is what really separate the good from the great: Minding Your “Q’s” – Especially your EQ… (Source: KV Dipu at IvyExec)

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