On Emotional Intelligence (HBR's 10 Must Reads)

Daniel Goleman , Harvard Business Review


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In his defining work on emotional intelligence, bestselling author Daniel Goleman found that it is twice as important as other competencies in determining outstanding leadership.

If you read nothing else on emotional intelligence, read these 10 articles by experts in the field. We’ve combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you boost your emotional skills―and your professional success.

This book will inspire you to:

  • Monitor and channel your moods and emotions
  • Make smart, empathetic people decisions
  • Manage conflict and regulate emotions within your team
  • React to tough situations with resilience
  • Better understand your strengths, weaknesses, needs, values, and goals
  • Develop emotional agility

    This collection of articles includes: “What Makes a Leader” by Daniel Goleman, “Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance” by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee, “Why It’s So Hard to Be Fair” by Joel Brockner, “Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions” by Andrew Campbell, Jo Whitehead, and Sydney Finkelstein, “Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups” by Vanessa Urch Druskat and Steve B. Wolff, “The Price of Incivility: Lack of Respect Hurts Morale―and the Bottom Line” by Christine Porath and Christine Pearson, “How Resilience Works” by Diane Coutu, “Emotional Agility: How Effective Leaders Manage Their Negative Thoughts and Feelings” by Susan David and Christina Congleton, “Fear of Feedback” by Jay M. Jackman and Myra H. Strober, and “The Young and the Clueless” by Kerry A. Bunker, Kathy E. Kram, and Sharon Ting.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Emotional Intelligence Defined: The book may provide a clear definition and understanding of emotional intelligence, emphasizing its significance in professional and personal success.

  2. Self-Awareness: Goleman's work often emphasizes the importance of self-awareness as a foundational aspect of emotional intelligence. The book may guide readers on recognizing and understanding their own emotions.

  3. Self-Regulation: Effective emotional intelligence involves the ability to regulate one's emotions. The book might offer strategies for managing and controlling emotional responses in various situations.

  4. Empathy: Goleman frequently discusses empathy as a crucial component of emotional intelligence. The book may explore the role of empathy in interpersonal relationships and effective leadership.

  5. Social Skills: Building positive relationships and effective communication are integral to emotional intelligence. The book might provide insights into developing strong social skills for professional success.

  6. Motivation: Goleman often highlights the importance of intrinsic motivation in achieving goals. The book may discuss how emotional intelligence contributes to sustaining motivation in the face of challenges.

  7. Leadership and Emotional Intelligence: If the book covers leadership, it may explore how emotional intelligence is a key factor in effective leadership, fostering collaboration, and building high-performing teams.

  8. Emotional Intelligence in Decision-Making: The book may discuss how emotional intelligence influences decision-making processes, helping individuals make more informed and balanced choices.

  9. Cultural and Organizational Impact: Emotional intelligence's role in shaping organizational culture and its impact on team dynamics might be explored, particularly in a professional context.

  10. Continuous Development: Goleman often emphasizes that emotional intelligence is a skill that can be developed. The book may provide practical tips and exercises for readers to enhance their emotional intelligence over time.

Language English
ISBN-10 1633690199
ISBN-13 9781633690196
No of pages 166
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Harvard Business Review Press
Published Date 28 May 2015

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Author : Daniel Goleman

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