Intelligence Quotient (IQ) can make you the top ranker in school, help you write a well-researched thesis, and make you a great analyst and critic of theories. Still, IQ does not necessarily get you a passing mark in teamwork, empathy, or social connections. But Emotional Quotient (EQ)—the ability to understand and manage the emotions of oneself and others—does. The role of EQ in leadership roles has been established through the theory of Resonant Leadership.