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Entrepreneurs R Us -5 Reasons Start-ups Need EI

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Early stage businesses need all the help they can get. Recent studies and research show the clear benefits of Emotional Intelligence in the founder or leader.

Here are five good reasons Emotional Intelligence (EI) can enhance the chances of your business success:

  1. Software developers with high EI can develop effective software 3 times faster than other.
  2. Salespeople with high EI generate twice the revenue of others.
  3. Employee turnover, among first year employees, is cut in half by EI training.
  4. Consultants with high levels of EI delivered 139 percent more profit than others.
  5. Oil refinery managers, trained in EI showed a 20 percent increase in performance over a two year period.

If that is not enough, a Hay Group study found that 92 percent of leaders with high EI were likely to create work environments that encouraged high performance. So, if you wish to increase the odds of success in your business venture, consider EI training.

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