Why A High IQ Doesn’t Always Equal Good Affable Leadership!
If anything a high IQ can actually be a hinderance to effective leadership IF not complemented with other qualities such as friendly charisma, natural agreeableness and an ability to laugh at oneself.
Intelligence AND An Agreeable Personality go hand in hand to produce great leadership skills, but Intelligence And Personality don’t always accompany one another for a whole range of reasons. It has been found widely in the corporate world that a marginally higher IQ can naturally be a huge benefit in leadership, but once this IQ reaches the next median level on the chart, this high IQ works against a healthy leadership. Thus this revelation can be completely ignored if an exceptional high IQ is ‘equally’ matched with some of the before mentioned ‘other human traits’, not to mention a good well observed EQ.
EQ – Emotional Quotient/Emotional Intelligence:
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