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Introducing an Important New Series of Original Audiobooks:
The ideas expressed in Emotional Intelligence ten years ago have taken on a life of their own. They spurred a movement, with enthusiastic adherents in the business world, in medicine and healthcare, at home, in the field of education and the world at large. Several million people, including business managers, human resource departments, healthcare workers, teachers, parents and students, have applied the ideas and principles expressed in Emotional Intelligence to their fields with tangible and quantifiable results. Leading with Emotional Intelligence Conversations is an ongoing dialogue series that begins with luminaries in the field of business. In the world of business we have only scratched the surface of how principles of emotional intelligence can increase profitability and efficiency in the workplace.
No one knows leadership like Jack Welch. Along with his bestselling co-author and wife, Suzy Welch, he explores with Daniel Goleman what it means to be a great leader, and what essential elements must be present in order for any leadership to be successful. Key elements of emotional intelligence, from self-awareness to the ability to instill core values in a team, are part of that success. Discovering how to nurture emotional intelligence, beginning as early as childhood, plays a crucial role in the ultimate success of any leader.
Now, in What Makes A Leader?, listeners can learn from the best how to create the environment that helps leadership thrive.
About the Author
Jack Welch began his career with the General Electric Company in 1960, and in 1981 became the company's eighth chairman and CEO. During his tenure, GE's market capitalization increased by $400 billion, making it the world's most valuable corporation. Mr. Welch is currently the head of Jack Welch, LLC, where he serves as an advisor to a small group of Fortune 500 CEOs and speaks to businesspeople and students around the world. He is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Jack: Straight from the Gut.
Suzy Welch is the former editor of the Harvard Business Review. She attended Harvard University and Harvard Business School, and is the author of numerous articles about leadership, creativity, change, and organizational behavior, and is a contributor to several books about general management. Together, Jack and Suzy wrote the Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestseller Winning.
Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., covered behavioral and brain sciences for The New York Times for twelve years and is codirector for the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University. He has taught at Harvard, his alma mater, and addresses groups and businesses around the world. He is also the author of Emotional Intelligence, Working with Emotional Intelligence, and The Meditative Mind, and is co-author of Primal Leadership and Destructive Emotions.