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How do you measure emotional intelligence? There’s not one definitive test. At least not yet. But the flowchart below is certainly a start.

According to a Talent Smart study, it’s actually the strongest predictor of job performance. In fact, the claim is that of all the people they studied at work, 90% of top performers also have high EQ scores.

With that said, it’s not the same as being well-liked or popular, though if you have it in spades, you probably are pretty likable. It’s bigger than that though.

So whether you’re looking to impress your boss, improve your work-life balance, or sound more articulate in meetings, there’s one sure thing: EQ matters. Check out this infographic to discover all the benefits of cultivating your emotional intelligence.