By Harvey Deutschendorf

Alright, smarty pants–you’ve got the brain power, but what about emotional intelligence? Learn to diffuse anger, listen with empathy, and decode unspoken feelings; your coworkers will thank you.

It takes a wide range of skills to succeed and while vision and fresh creative ideas are critical, expanding research shows the importance of emotional intelligence (EI) as an important ingredient for effective leadership.

From: Fast Company