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Best Books on Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional Intelligence
Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
Daniel Goleman - 2005-09-27 (first published in 1995)
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Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our "two minds"—the rational and the emotional—and how they together shape our destiny.Through ...
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Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Travis Bradberry - 2009-06-16 (first published in 2003)
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"Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way."--THE DALAI LAMAFor the first time ever in a book, TalentSmart's revolutionary program helps people identify their EQ skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of impo...
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Primal Leadership, With a New Preface by the Authors
Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence
Daniel Goleman - 2013-08-06 (first published in 2002)
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Looks at the role of emotional intelligence in leadership, discussing the characteristics of a good leader and leadership styles, and outlines the steps to becoming an effective leader....
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EQ Applied
The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence
Justin Bariso - 2018-05-17
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In this age of social media attacks, broken commitments, and rampant corruption, a high emotional intelligence quotient, or EQ, is more important than ever. Justin Bariso brings the concept of emotional intelligence up to date and into the real world, combining scientific research with high-profile examples and personal stories. EQ Applied teaches ...
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman - 2013-04-02
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In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities—and also the faults and biases—of fas...
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In My Heart
A Book of Feelings (Growing Hearts)
Jo Witek - 2014-10-14
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Sometimes my heart feels like a big yellow star, shiny and bright.I smile from ear to ear and twirl around so fast,I feel as if I could take off into the sky.This is when my heart is happy.Happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness . . . our hearts can feel so many feelings! Some make us feel as light as a balloon, others as heavy as an elephant. ...
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Ruby Finds a Worry
Tom Percival - 2019-09-03 (first published in 2018)
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From the creator of Perfectly Norman comes a sensitive and reassuring story about what to do when a worry won't leave you alone.Meet Ruby--a happy, curious, imaginative girl. But one day, she finds something unexpected: a Worry.It's not such a big Worry, at first. But every day, it grows a little bigger . . . And a little bigger . . . Until eventua...
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Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting
John Gottman - 1998-08-12 (first published in 1997)
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Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child is John Gottman’s groundbreaking guide to teaching children to understand and regulate their emotional world.Intelligence That Comes from the HeartEvery parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed in school and life. But children also need to master the...
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On Emotional Intelligence (HBR's 10 Must Reads)
Harvard Business Review - 2015-04-07
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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...
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The Eq Edge
Emotional Intelligence and Your Success
Steven J. Stein, Howard E. Book - 2011-04-26 (first published in 2000)
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REVISED AND UPDAT ED WITH NEW RESEARCH INTO EQ AND PERSONAL AND CAREER SUCCESS What is the formula for success at your job? As a spouse? A parent? A Little League baseball coach or behind the bench of a minor hockey team?What does it take to get ahead? To separate yourself from the competition? To lead a less stressful and happier existence? To be ...
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The Emotionally Intelligent Manager
David R. Caruso, Peter Salovey - 2007-12-10
Wired to Care by Dev Patnaik
At the Heart of Leadership by Joshua Freedman
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell
What Should Danny Do? by Adir Levy
The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath, Mary Reckmeyer
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Your Brain at Work by David Rock
The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
Switch by Chip Heath
The Language of Emotions by Karla McLaren
Emotional Agility by Susan David
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark Pett
The Empathy Factor by Marie R. Miyashiro
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