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Team Building
Emotional intelligence: how important is a high 'EQ'?
  1. Christine Stobbs

    Christine Stobbs started her career as a counsellor/psychotherapist and now applies her skills mainly in the area of personal and professional development, using psychological testing and coaching techniques to enable individuals and organisations to move forward.

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EMOTIONAL intelligence is a new buzzword in business - but what is it and why might it be important in veterinary practice? In this article, Christine Stobbs explains that a high IQ needs to be complemented by a high 'EQ' - that is, a high level of emotional intelligence - to enable veterinary surgeons to get the best out of themselves and those around them.

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