Alex Min, CEO of The MBA Exchange, contributes to fascinating dive into the concept of “emotional quotient.”

Why EQ Matters In Your B-School Application

It was 1990 when researchers from the University of New Hampshire and Yale coined the term “emotional intelligence.” About a decade later, Daniel Goleman, a Rutgers University psychologist, wrote about the importance of emotional intelligence (popularly known as EQ, which stands for emotional quotient) in business leadership in the Harvard Business Review, officially cementing the concept’s legitimacy and importance.