Does Emotional Intelligence really matter to become a successful leader?

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Many of us heard lots about emotional intelligence or emotional quotient many times in our routine life. We also read it in articles, books and news papers. What EQ’s real meaning? How does it affect outcomes of leaders?
There are several components of emotional intelligence like professional sympathy, Self-Awareness, Self Regulation, Motivation/inspiration, Empathy, social skills or corporate social responsibility.
Leader with emotional intelligence are always frank to tell their subordinates about their strengths and weaknesses. Not only that they are always analyze their own SWOT. Leaders with emotional intelligence has excellent grasp on SWOT of their employees. They sharpen their skills accordingly and also help them to improve whenever it is requires.
Professional sympathy is most identical attributes of successful leaders. In fact they know the feelings about their subordinate and work out on it effectively. Mr. Ratan Tata has been showing excellent empathy and he really care for their…

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