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The concept of EQ, the emotional intelligence equivalent of IQ, can be applied to corporate life to achieve greater financial success and personal energy in the marketplace. Executives, managers, and professional all across America are praising "Executive EQ" and are putting the precepts of this book into action for raising emotional intelligence in their leadership and at all levels of their organizations.
Executives, managers, and professionals all across America are praising Executive EQ and are putting the precepts of this book into action for raising emotional intelligence in their leadership and at all levels of their organizations.
About the Author
Robert K. Cooper
is an independent scholar who has spent more than twenty years researching leadership, health science, transformational change, and organizational effectiveness. He is CEO of Advanced Intelligence Technologies, an executive and organizational consulting and training firm headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and San Francisco. He has lectured at the Stanford Executive Program and the Masters Forum: Foundations for Leadership, and serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Ph.D. program at the Union Institute Graduate School in Cincinnati, where he earned his doctorate in health and psychology.
Dr. Cooper is managing partner of AIT Learning Systems, and a partner in Q-Metrics, the San Francisco-based measurement data firm -- with over 1,500 corporate clients -- which created the EQ Map and Organizational EQ Profiles. He serves as consultant to such organizations as 3M and Arthur Andersen and Co., and has designed and presented leadership training and professional education programs for prominent organizations in the United States and abroad -- including 3M, Arthur Andersen and Co., Andersen Worldwide, AT&T, Motorola, Cargill, Pepsico, SmithKline Beecham, CIGNA, North Memorial Medical Center and Health Care, and Hyatt Corporation.
Dr. Cooper is a top-rated corporate speaker and the author of several books, including The Performance Edge: New Strategies to Maximize Work Effectiveness and Competitive Advantage. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with his wife and children.
Table of Contents
Note to the Reader
The Value of Emotional Intelligence In Leadership and Organizations
Introduction: The Unconventional Wisdom of Emotional Intelligence
The First Cornerstone: Emotional Literacy
1. Emotional Honesty
2. Emotional Energy
3. Emotional Feedback
4. Practical Intuition
The Second Cornerstone: Emotional Fitness
5. Authentic Presence
6. Trust Radius
7. Constructive Discontent
8. Resilience and Renewal
The Third Cornerstone: Emotional Depth
9. Unique Potential and Purpose
11. Applied Integrity
12. Influence without Authority
The Fourth Cornerstone: Emotional Alchemy
13. Intuitive Flow
14. Reflective Time-Shifting
15. Opportunity Sensing
16. Creating the Future
The EQ Map
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