Emotional Intelligence Is More Important for Entreprenuerial Success Than General Mental Ability

A recent meta-analysis study compared the impact of general mental ability and emotional intelligence in entrepreneurial settings and found that emotional intelligence was twice as important for explaining success.

Previous studies found that general mental ability is most important for traditional workplace settings so this study also shows that starting a business is different (what the researchers refer to as the ‘emotional roller coaster’).

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