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Daniel Goleman

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Daniel Goleman is an author and science journalist. For twelve years, he wrote for The New York Times, reporting on the brain and behavioral sciences.
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Moby Dick
Herman Melville - Jul 09, 2020 (first published in 1851)
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Moby-Dick is an 1851 novel by Herman Melville. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab seeks one specific whale, Moby-Dick, a white whale of tremendous size and ferocity. Comparatively few whaling ships know of Moby-Dick, and f...
Daniel Goleman
Feb 14, 2019
Reading can improve our competence in empathy and reduce unconscious bias, among other benefits. Here are a few book recommendations to guide you in this endeavor. #emotionalintelligence #empathy #EI     source
Why Religion?
A Personal Story
Elaine Pagels - Jan 21, 2020 (first published in 2018)
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New York Times bestsellerOne of PW’s Best Books of the YearOne of Amazon’s Best Books of the MonthWhy is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not? In Why Religion? Elain...
Daniel Goleman
Feb 14, 2019
Reading can improve our competence in empathy and reduce unconscious bias, among other benefits. Here are a few book recommendations to guide you in this endeavor. #emotionalintelligence #empathy #EI     source
The Complete Persepolis
Marjane Satrapi - Oct 30, 2007 (first published in 2003)
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Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir.Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; ...
Daniel Goleman
Feb 14, 2019
Reading can improve our competence in empathy and reduce unconscious bias, among other benefits. Here are a few book recommendations to guide you in this endeavor. #emotionalintelligence #empathy #EI     source
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At the Bottom of the River
Jamaica Kincaid - Oct 15, 2000 (first published in 1983)
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Jamaica Kincaid's inspired, lyrical short storiesReading Jamaica Kincaid is to plunge, gently, into another way of seeing both the physical world and its elusive inhabitants. Her voice is, by turns, naively whimsical and biblical in its assurance, and it speaks of what is partially remembered partly divined. The memories often concern a childhood i...
Daniel Goleman
Feb 14, 2019
Reading can improve our competence in empathy and reduce unconscious bias, among other benefits. Here are a few book recommendations to guide you in this endeavor. #emotionalintelligence #empathy #EI     source
Dinner with Buddha
A Novel
Roland Merullo - Apr 26, 2016
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If life is a journey--with detours, paths from which to choose, and myriad roadblocks to overcome--then Otto Ringling is most certainly on the journey of a lifetime. The first fifty or so years of his journey were pretty good. He felt that he had it all, until one day he didn’t. Looking for answers, he calls on his brother-in-law, Volya Rinpoche, a...
Daniel Goleman
Feb 14, 2019
This unconventional spiritual adventure offers timeless lessons for readers from all walks of life     source
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Feb 21, 2006 (first published in 1967)
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One of the most influential literary works of our time, One Hundred Years of Solitude remains a dazzling and original achievement by the masterful Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of ...
Daniel Goleman
Feb 14, 2019
Even if you have already read One Hundred Years of Solitude, it is the rare book that offers new insights upon each rereading.      source
The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science
Emma M. Seppälä - Oct 24, 2017
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How do we define compassion? Is it an emotional state, a motivation, a dispositional trait, or a cultivated attitude? How does it compare to altruism and empathy? Chapters in this Handbook present critical scientific evidence about compassion in numerous conceptions. All of these approaches to thinking about compassion are valid and contribute impo...
Daniel Goleman
This Handbook offers up the best summary of what we know about compassion.     source
Marrow
A Love Story
Elizabeth Lesser - Sep 20, 2016
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The author of the New York Times bestseller Broken Open returns with a visceral and profound memoir of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant—one the donor and one the recipient—begin a quest for acceptance, authenticity, and most of all, love.A mesmerizing and courageous memoir: the story of two sisters uncovering the depth of th...
Daniel Goleman
I thought the book was really emotionally intelligent and shared not only how they felt as they went through the process, but how they dealt with how they felt. And for that reason I see this is as a gripping example of a book showing how to practise emotional intelligence.     source
Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning
Research and Practice
Joseph A. Durlak - Apr 07, 2015
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The burgeoning multidisciplinary field of social and emotional learning (SEL) now has a comprehensive and definitive handbook covering all aspects of research, practice, and policy. The prominent editors and contributors describe state-of-the-art intervention and prevention programs designed to build students' skills for managing emotions, showing ...
Daniel Goleman
This book gives educators and educationists a better sense of what is really the most well-proven way to apply this science to education – because it’s still very new     source