Synopses & Reviews
Daniel Golemans international bestseller Emotional Intelligence
changed our concept of “being smart,” proving that emotional intelligence—how we handle ourselves and our relationships—matters more than IQ or technical skill in educational success. His next bestseller, Working with Emotional Intelligence
, proved that career success also depends primarily on emotional intelligence.
Now, Goleman teams with Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee, experts on emotional intelligence research, to explore the consequences of emotional intelligence for leaders and organizations. The authors argue that a leaders emotions are contagious, and must resonate energy and enthusiasm if an organization is to thrive.
Through analyses and examples, the authors show that resonant leaders excel not just through industry savvy but by leveraging emotional intelligence competencies like empathy and self-awareness. They also adopt varying leadership styles—from visionary to coaching to commanding—as the situation demands.
Identifying the ways in which resonant leadership can be learned, the authors show how leaders can groom personal and organizational emotional intelligence to ignite outstanding performance. This audiobook transforms the art of leadership into the science of results.
"Vivid examples from the authors' consulting practice make the program move along quickly. Going beyond academic thinking, the authors offer many suggestions on how to apply their ideas to various companies with different needs and internalized histories. Paced here for easy comprehension, the audio is a reminder that all team efforts are more effective when every person on the team is respected and guided with informed authority."--AudioFile
Transforming leadership from art to science--now available in an unabridged CD edition
Daniel Goleman's international bestseller Emotional Intelligence
changed our concept of "being smart," proving that emotional intelligence-- how we handle ourselves and our relationships--matters more than IQ or technical skill in educational success. Now, Goleman teams with Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee, experts on emotional intelligence research, to explore the consequences of emotional intelligence for leaders and organizations. The authors argue that a leader's emotions are contagious, and must resonate energy and enthusiasm if an organization is to thrive.
About the Author
Daniel Goleman, Ph.D.,
covered behavioral and brain sciences for The New York Times
for twelve years and is codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University. He has taught at Harvard, his alma mater, and as a consultant addresses groups and businesses around the world. Richard Boyatzis
is Professor and Chair of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Annie McKee
is Director of Management Development Services, North America, at the Hay Group.