Joshua Freedman and Anabel Jensen, PhD, have collected over 50 cited statistics and findings that show emotional intelligence skills are a core need for life, school, and work. For example:

  • 95% drop in discipline referrals to the principals after EQ training
  • EQ is a stronger predictor of college academic success than high school grade point average
  • 85-95% of the difference between a “good leader" and an "excellent leader" is due to EQ
  • Training in emotional competencies to supervisors in a manufacturing plant reduced lost-time accidents by 50 percent

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