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Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

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By (author) Travis Bradberry, By (author) Jean Greaves, Foreword by Patrick M. Lencioni

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  • Publisher: Talentsmart
  • Format: Hardback | 280 pages
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 185mm x 33mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 25 September 2009
  • Publication City/Country: San Diego
  • ISBN 10: 0974320625
  • ISBN 13: 9780974320625
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: Enhanced, New
  • Illustrations note: black & white line drawings, charts
  • Sales rank: 6,173

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FOREWORD BY PATRICK LENCIONI, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE FIVE DYSFUNCTIONS OF A TEAM. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a book with a single purpose--increasing your EQ. Here's what people are saying about it: "Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way." --THE DALAI LAMA "A fast read with compelling anecdotes and good context in which to understand and improve." --NEWSWEEK "Gives abundant, practical findings and insights with emphasis on how to develop EQ." --STEPHEN R. COVEY "This book can drastically change the way you think about success...read it twice." --PATRICK LENCIONI In today's fast-paced world of competitive workplaces and turbulent economic conditions, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage, adapt, and strike out ahead of the pack. By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction--it's no secret that EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four, core EQ skills that enable you to achieve your fullest potential: 1) Self-Awareness 2) Self-Management 3) Social Awareness 4) Relationship Management

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"Surveys of 500,000 people on the role of emotions in daily life have enabled the authors to hone EQ assessment to a 28-question online survey that can be completed in seven minutes." "--The Washington Post" "Read worthy strategies for improving emotional intelligence skills make this our how-to book of the week. It's nice to know that average IQ doesn't limit a person to average performance. And who can resist an online quiz with instant feedback?" "--Newsday" "Emotional intelligence is an extremely important skill for personal and professional success. This book is excellent and the learning included in the free online test is cutting-edge. I strongly recommend it." --Ken Blanchard, bestselling business book author of all time; coauthor "The One Minute Manager(R)." "My clients tend to be very successful and incredibly busy. This book delivers valuable insights without wasting time! My coaches and I have done powerful work aided by this book and the emotional intelligence test that comes with it. A fantastic combination for learning the skills that are critical to high job performance." --Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling author of "What Got You Here Won't Get You There," and premier executive educator as ranked by "The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Harvard Business Review, " and "Fast Company." "At last a book that gives how to's rather than just what to's. We need no more convincing that emotional intelligence is at the core of life success. What we need are practical ways of improving it. Bradberry and Greaves brilliant new book is a godsend. It will change your life." --Joseph Grenny, "New York Times" bestselling coauthor of "Crucial Conversations" "This book is filled with wisdom, inspiration, and practical advice, rooted in groundbreaking research. The authors' positive strategies are immensely powerful and will change the way you look at your life, your work, and the world." --Captain D. Michael Abrashoff, author of the bestseller "It's Your Ship" "I distributed the book to my entire team. We found it very helpful in our dealings with each other and our internal customers. With all the new buzzwords over the past few years, the heart and soul of a company's culture is how they support and promote emotional intelligence. Those with foresight see that emotional intelligence will separate the good companies from the great ones. This book is a wonderful tool for a grass roots approach. If your desire is to be a truly resonate leader that people will trust and follow, this is an opportunity that cannot only change your professional career, but also your personal relationships." --Regina Sacha, vice president, human resources, FedEx Custom Critical "In the fast lane of business life today, people spend more time on computer keyboards, blackberries and conference calls than they do in face-to-face communication. We're expected to piece together broken conversations, cryptic voicemails, and abbreviated text messages to figure out how to proceed. In this increasingly complex web, emotional intelligence is more important than ever before. This book is filled with invaluable insights and information that no one can afford to ignore." --Rajeev Peshawaria, executive director, Goldman Sachs International "Drs. Bradberry and Greaves have created a gem that is powerful and easy to read. This book provides a captivating look at the things that matter most in life. Succeeding in Hollywood is as tough as any business, and emotional intelligence skills are essential. I highly recommend this book." --Matt Olmstead, executive producer, Prison Break and NYPD Blue ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Drs. Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves are award-winning authors and the cofounders of TalentSmart(R), a global think tank and consultancy that serves more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies and is the world's leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training. Their best selling "Emotional Intelligence Quick Book has been translated into 23 languages, and is sold in more than 150 countries. Drs. Bradberry and Greaves have written for, or been covered by: "Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., US News & World Report, Newsday, The Washington Post, " and "The Harvard Business Review."

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For the first time ever in a book, Drs. Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves unveil TalentSmart's revolutionary program to help people identify their EQ skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives. The book contains proven strategies from a decade-long effort to accurately measure and increase emotional intelligence. Trusted by upper-echelon leaders inside companies worldwide, these strategies will enable you to capitalize on the skills responsible for 58% of performance in all types of jobs. The new, enhanced online edition of the world's bestselling emotional intelligence test, the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal(R), will show you where your EQ stands today and what you can do to begin maximizing it immediately. Rooted in sound research involving more than 500,000 responses, this new edition of the test will: --Pinpoint which of the book's 66 emotional intelligence strategies will increase your EQ the most. --Reveal the specific behaviors responsible for your EQ scores. --Allow you to test yourself a second time to measure how much your EQ has increased from your efforts. The book's smooth narrative style turns rigorous research into memorable stories and practical strategies that anyone can use to his or her advantage. With 90% of top performers high in EQ, and EQ twice as important as IQ in getting where you want to go in life, who can afford to ignore it?