Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ Audiobook

Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ, by Daniel Goleman
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Is IQ destiny? Not nearly as much as we think. This fascinating and persuasive program argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, ignoring a crucial range of abilities that matter immensely in terms of how we do in life. Drawing on groundbreaking brain and behavioral research, Daniel Goleman shows the factors at work when people of high IQ flounder and those of modest IQ do well. These factors add up to a different way of being smart -- one he terms "emotional intelligence." This includes self-awareness and impulse control, persistence, zeal and self-motivation, empathy and social deftness. These are the qualities that mark people who excel in life, whose relationships flourish, who are stars in the workplace. Lack of emotional intelligence can sabotage the intellect and ruin careers. Perhaps the greatest toll is on children, for whom risks include depression, eating disorders, unwanted pregnancies, aggressiveness and crime. But the news is hopeful. Emotional intelligence is not fixed at birth, and the author shows how its vital qualities can be nurtured and strengthened in all of us. And because the emotional lessons a child learns actually sculpt the brain's circuitry, he provides guidance as to how parents and schools can best use this window of opportunity in childhood. The message of this eye-opening program is one we must take to heart: the true "bell curve" for a democracy must measure emotional intelligence. Download and start listening now!

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Author Daniel GolemanBorn on March 7, 1946 in The United States Daniel Goleman is one of the most favored Business authors among our customers. Featuring a selection of popular titles like Emotional Intelligence: What Makes a Leader?, Emotional Intelligence and Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence, read by well-known narrators Arthur Morey, Barrett Whitener and Deaver Brown, Daniel Goleman has a total of 18 audiobooks in our catalog. While Working with Emotional Intelligence was added to our database in 2000, making it his oldest title available on our website, Focus CD: The Hidden Driver of Excellence is the most recent addition to our selection of great listens from Goleman. All 18 audiobooks from Goleman make up over 83 hours of timeless Business stories for customers to enjoy, including Emotional Intelligence: What Makes a Leader?, Focus CD: The Hidden Driver of Excellence and Working with Emotional Intelligence. To find the book that best suits you, please visit his author page: Daniel Goleman.