Daniel Goleman

PhD

Psychologist and emotional intelligence expert

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Biography

Daniel Goleman, an internationally known psychologist, is renowned for his work in the field of emotional intelligence. The Harvard Business Review called emotional intelligence—‰which discounts IQ as the sole measure of one‰’s abilities‰—a revolutionary, paradigm-shattering idea‰ and chose Dr. Goleman‰’s article ‰What Makes a Leader‰ as one of 10 must-read‰ articles from its pages.

Goleman‰’s New York Times bestseller Emotional Intelligence was named as one of the ‰25 Most Influential Business Management Books‰ by Time magazine. Dr. Goleman is the founder of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning at the University of Illinois at Chicago, bringing evidence-based programs in emotional literacy to schools worldwide. He also codirects the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University.

His work as a science journalist has been recognized with numerous awards, such as the Washburn Award and, from the American Psychological Association, the Lifetime Career Award. He is also the author of Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence, Ecological Intelligence, and Social Intelligence.

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