Top ten reasons to use the EQ-i 2.0 for coaching

David Cory explains the top ten reasons why coaching is aided by using the EQ-i 2.0

The EQ-i 2.0 is fast becoming the assessment tool of choice for coaches for at least ten very good reasons.

The order can be debated, but here are the top ten reasons!

  1. the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i 2.0) is an inventory with a focus on learned competencies,
  2. the assessment was updated in 2011 after thirteen years of use,
  3. the inventory and model can rapidly accelerate the coaching process; go deep fast,
  4. it plays well with other assessment instruments,
  5. first to market in 1997, so translated in many languages, and lots of accompanying resources
  6. scientifically sound, lots of data and MHS Assessments is the largest publisher of psychometrics in Canada,
  7. the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i 2.0) is the most researched measure of emotional intelligence,
  8. lots of flexibility in report types to use with different clients, including a leadership report,
  9. leading model of emotional intelligence/emotional quotient,
  10. also available as a mult-rater or 360°.

David Cory reviews in this recorded webinar why you need to consider adding the EQ-i 2.0 to your coaching toolbox. He gives context to these top ten reasons, and explains them in more detail. Let us know if you have questions!



  1. Hi Jared, free alternatives abound, but none are scientifically valid. As you probably know, scientific validity requires a financial investment. Few companies have invested more than MHS Assessments, Canada’s largest publisher of psychometric assessments in scientific validation. This has resulted in the EQ-i 2.0, the world’s leading assessment for emotional intelligence used by such companies as Google, Amazon, Nike, and Microsoft – just to name a few.

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