In his defining work on emotional intelligence, bestselling creator Daniel Goleman found that it’s twice as vital as other competencies in determining outstanding leadership.
If you read nothing else on emotional intelligence, read these 10 articles by experts within the field. We’ve combed through hundreds of articles within the Harvard Business Review archive and selected an important ones that can assist you boost your emotional skills―and your professional success.
This book will inspire you to:
- Monitor and channel your moods and emotions
- Make smart, empathetic people decisions
- Manage conflict and keep watch over emotions within your team
- React to tough situations with resilience
- Better take into account your strengths, weaknesses, needs, values, and goals
- Develop emotional agility
This selection of articles includes: “What Makes a Leader” by Daniel Goleman, “Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance” by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee, “Why It’s So Hard to Be Fair” by Joel Brockner, “Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions” by Andrew Campbell, Jo Whitehead, and Sydney Finkelstein, “Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups” by Vanessa Urch Druskat and Steve B. Wolff, “The Price of Incivility: Loss of Respect Hurts Morale―and the Bottom Line” by Christine Porath and Christine Pearson, “How Resilience Works” by Diane Coutu, “Emotional Agility: How Effective Leaders Manage Their Negative Thoughts and Feelings” by Susan David and Christina Congleton, “Fear of Feedback” by Jay M. Jackman and Myra H. Strober, and “The Young and the Clueless” by Kerry A. Bunker, Kathy E. Kram, and Sharon Ting.