Emotional Intelligence

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Bantam Books, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 358 pages
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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but untilEmotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our "two minds"—the rational and the emotional—and how they together shape our destiny.

Through vivid examples, Goleman delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is an entirely new way to talk about being smart.

The best news is that "emotional literacy" is not fixed early in life. Every parent, every teacher, every business leader, and everyone interested in a more civil society, has a stake in this compelling vision of human possibility.


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Easy to read and readily digestible. - Goodreads
Not super research based though. - Goodreads
Helpful and educational. - Goodreads
Great reference book. - Goodreads
I really appreciate the insight this book has to offer. - Goodreads
Good. But lacks practical application advice. - Goodreads

Review: Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

User Review  - Mahmoud Adly Ezzat - Goodreads

I was lost in the book. Some statistics here and plenty of experiments here and there, that I forget about the topic I'm reading about. I need a map to fully recognize the sequence of the book. Yes it ... Read full review

Review: Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

User Review  - Wilson - Goodreads

It's a fairly good book. I wouldnt call it particularly comprehensive, but then again, I dont think that was the authors intent. Really, all that's being melded is the ancient understanding of human ... Read full review

Contents

What Are Emotions For?
3
Anatomy of an Emotional Hijacking
13
When Smart Is Dumb
33
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About the author (2006)

Daniel Goleman, Ph.D. is also the author of the worldwide bestseller Working with Emotional Intelligence and is co-author of Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence, written with Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee.

Dr. Goleman received his Ph.D. from Harvard and reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times for twelve years, where he was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He was awarded the American Psychological Association's Lifetime Achievement Award and is currently a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science His other books include Destructive Emotions, The Meditative Mind, The Creative Spirit, and Vital Lies, Simple Truths.



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