Working With Emotional Intelligence

Working With Emotional Intelligence

Book - 1998
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Daniel Goleman's bestsellingEmotional Intelligencerevolutionized the way we think about personal excellence. Now he brings his insight into the workplace, in a book sure to change the shape of business for decades to come. InWorking with Emotional Intelligence, Goleman reveals the skills that distinguish star performers in every field, from entry-level jobs to top executive positions. He shows that the single most important factor is not IQ, advanced degrees, or technical expertise, but the quality Goleman calls emotional intelligence. Self-awareness, self-confidence, and self-control; commitment and integrity; the ability to communicate and influence, to initiate and accept change--these competencies are at a premium in today's job market. The higher up the leadership ladder you go, the more vital these skills become, often influencing who is hired or fired, passed over or promoted. As Goleman shows, we all possess the potential to improve our emotional intelligence--at any stage in our career. He provides guidelines for cultivating these capabilities--and also explains why corporate training must change if it is to be effective.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1998.
ISBN: 9780553104622
0553104624
Branch Call Number: 658.409019 Gol
Characteristics: 383 p.

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Nov 09, 2015

Goleman can waffle like a woman: a series of thoughts that can be clearly written in four or five paragraphs he is able to stretch into eight or nine pages. Quite repetitive; explains - if that is the right word - an abstract term with a series of other synonymous abstract terms (he must have a well-thumbed thesaurus).

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