Today, it is argued that being successful in business life stems from having emotional intelligence and using it effectively. Emotions are among the inseparable elements of both our daily life and our business life. In particular, the expectations of new age life make it more important than ever for people to understand their emotions by forcing their emotional infrastructure. In this direction, it is seen that today it is not enough for employees to have a high IQ (Cognitive Intelligence), and emotional intelligence comes to the fore in order to achieve success. The purpose of this research is to determine what the concept of emotional intelligence means and the possible effects of emotional intelligence on job performance and leadership skills.
emotional intelligence; job performance; leadership