Primal Leadership: Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence
DescriptionThis is the book that established "emotional intelligence" in the business lexicon--and made it a necessary skill for leaders. Managers and professionals across the globe have embraced Primal Leadership, affirming the importance of emotionally intelligent leadership. Its influence has also reached well beyond the business world: the book and its ideas are now used routinely in universities, business and medical schools, and professional training programs, and by a growing legion of professional coaches. This refreshed edition, with a new preface by the authors, vividly illustrates the power--and the necessity--of leadership that is self-aware, empathic, motivating, and collaborative in a world that is ever more economically volatile and technologically complex. It is even timelier now than when it was originally published. From bestselling authors Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee, this groundbreaking book remains a must-read for anyone who leads or aspires to lead. Also available in ebook format wherever ebooks are sold.
Harvard Business Review Press
August 06, 2013
5.4 X 1.0 X 8.2 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author
Daniel Goleman is an internationally known psychologist and author of the bestselling Emotional Intelligence. Richard Boyatzis is Distinguished University Professor at Case Western Reserve University, and an expert in the field of emotional intelligence. Annie McKee is a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and adviser to leaders around the globe.
A New York Times Book Review, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Globe and Mail, Boston Globe, and Booklist bestseller. "Primal Leadership reassesses what makes a great leader." -- TIME "Invigorating." -- USA Today "a timely resource for those aspiring to lead on the cutting edge of today's business environment." "Thoroughly action-oriented, it breaks down the qualities making up "primal"--or resonant--leadership, discussing how to develop each one, with specific examples from various organizations." -- T+D magazine (American Society for Training & Development) "[A] fascinating account of how emotions are at the heart of effective leadership. Filled with practical advice backed up by research, this book is a gem--smart reading for students and leaders alike." -- David Gergen, Professor of Public Service and Director, Center for Public Leadership, John F. Kennedy School, Harvard University "Sound and practical advice on leading effectively, based on science and business experience, from the leader in the field of emotional intelligence." -- Martin Seligman, Fox Leadership Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania