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Emotional Intelligence

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 132.08 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 317.51g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Bantam Books Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 10th Anniversary ed.
  • 055338371X
  • 9780553383713
  • 1,865

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"A thoughtfully written, persuasive account explaining emotional intelligence and why it can be crucial to your career."--USA Today "Good news to the employee looking for advancement [and] a wake-up call to organizations and corporations."--The Christian Science Monitor "Anyone interested in leadership...should get a copy of this book. In fact, I recommend it to all readers anywhere who want to see their organizations in the phone book in the year 2001."--Warren Bennis, The New York Times Book Review "A thoughtfully written, persuasive account explaining emotional intelligence and why it can be crucial to your career." --USA Today From the Hardcover edition. " A thoughtfully written, persuasive account explaining emotional intelligence and why it can be crucial to your career." -- "USA Today" " Good news to the employee looking for advancement [and] a wake-up call to organizations and corporations." -- "The Christian Science Monitor" " Anyone interested in leadership...should get a copy of this book. In fact, I recommend it to all readers anywhere who want to see their organizations in the phone book in the year 2001." -- Warren Bennis, "The New York Times Book Review" " A thoughtfully written, persuasive account explaining emotional intelligence and why it can be crucial to your career." -- USA Today "From the Hardcover edition." "Impressive in its scope and depth, staggering in its implications, Emotional Intelligence gives us an entirely new way of looking at the root causes of many of the ills of our families and our society."--Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., author of "Wherever You Go, There You Are" "From the Hardcover edition."show more

About Daniel Goleman

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.show more

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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until "Emotional 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.show more

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