ISBN 9780553840070,Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence



Random House Publishing

Publication Year 1996

ISBN 9780553840070

ISBN-10 055384007X

Paper Back

Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)

Self Help

Emotional Intelligence is a book written by Daniel Goleman, and it explores the importance of emotional intelligence. It has been proven now that a high IQ level does not mean that it is the harbinger of love, happiness, and success. Researchers have been trying to figure out the reason, and this book by Goleman presents an astounding finding. It gives an insight into the two minds of a human being - the rational and the emotional. Moreover this report, based on psychological and neuro-scientific researches, shows how these two minds need to be used together to carve one's desired destiny. Goleman uses various illustrative examples to demonstrate how the skills of emotional intelligence work. He digs deep into the human brain and informs how these skills can be used to achieve an improved personal and professional life. Finally, it concludes with the true meaning of emotional intelligence at both levels - as an individual and as a society. Thus, this book offers a new way of living life and achieving everything according to one's desires.

A famous author, a renowned science journalist, and an eminent psychologist, Daniel Goleman was born on March 7, 1946, in California. His other popular books include Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships, Healing Emotions: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions, and Health, and Working with Emotional Intelligence. He completed his PhD from the Harvard University. Goleman started his career as a lecturer at the Harvard University, but after that, he moved to The New York Times. He worked there for over 12 years and wrote about psychology, brain sciences, and consciousness. He has won various awards for his works and has written ten books till date. His areas of expertise include psychology, leadership, education, and science