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Primal Leadership Audiobook
Primal Leadership
Written by: 
Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, Annie McKee
Narrated by: 
Arthur Morey
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Primal Leadership Audiobook

Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence

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Publisher's Summary

Daniel Goleman's international best seller Emotional Intelligence forever changed our concept of "being smart," showing how emotional intelligence (EI) - how we handle ourselves and our relationships - can determine life success more than IQ. Then, Working with Emotional Intelligence revealed how stellar career performance also depends on EI.

Now, Goleman teams with renowned EI researchers Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee to explore the role of emotional intelligence in leadership. Unveiling neuroscientific links between organizational success or failure and "primal leadership," the authors argue that a leader's emotions are contagious. If a leader resonates energy and enthusiasm, an organization thrives; if a leader spreads negativity and dissonance, it flounders.

Drawing from decades of analysis, the authors show that resonant leaders excel not just through skill and smarts but also by connecting with others, using EI competencies such as empathy and self-awareness. And they employ up to six leadership styles - from visionary to coach to pacesetter - fluidly interchanging them as the situation demands. The program no leader in any walk of life can afford to miss, this unforgettable work transforms the art of leadership into the science of results.

©2002 Daniel Goleman; (P)2002 Audio Renaissance, a Division of Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC

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    R. Cruz 05-17-15
    R. Cruz 05-17-15

    "so what else is there?"

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    "Great content"

    Awesome if you're trying to expand your leadership. Or just be a better human being. Read well but it kind of reads like a research paper. The content is outstanding however.

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    Devon 04-01-15
    Devon 04-01-15 Member Since 2016

    I listen to a lot of Audio Books while working :)

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    "Great and informative!"

    This book was filled with so much information. It is so helpful to better understand the difficulties out there in the present job market. There are so many managers lacking leadership skills and it can become very frustrating for the average worker.

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    Erik 01-14-15
    Erik 01-14-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Great read for EI"

    Loved it - great book for those in search of understanding EI on a deeper level. I have recommended it to colleagues already.

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    John marengo, OH, United States 07-02-13
    John marengo, OH, United States 07-02-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Get to the point already!"
    What disappointed you about Primal Leadership?

    I couldn't even finish this book because the it is extremely repetitive and never got to the point. If it ever did get to the point, I had lost interest long before that. It's like one of those infomercials that keeps telling you WHY you need this product, but never actually tells you anything about the product itself! Very frustrating.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Very disappointed.


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    Cesar São Paulo, Brazil 06-25-12
    Cesar São Paulo, Brazil 06-25-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Helped me a lot to remmember the real book."

    Help me a lot, i was trying to remmember the ideas from the original book that I read some years ago.

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    Kirsten Brooklyn, NY, United States 05-14-12
    Kirsten Brooklyn, NY, United States 05-14-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Book is good, it is hard to stay with the reader"

    Even though the subject is very interesting it is hard to stay with it. Other readers have a much better ability to keep your attention.

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    Mick 04-09-12
    Mick 04-09-12

    It isn't always about me...

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    "A must read for any aspiring leader"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Primal Leadership to be better than the print version?

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    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Made me think about how we are really wired.


    Any additional comments?

    If you think you know something about people, think again.

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    Timothy Campbell, MO, United States 12-15-10
    Timothy Campbell, MO, United States 12-15-10 Member Since 2012
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    "Great!! Must Listen."

    I have read many, many books on leadership and management and have listened to quite a few.

    While many books may not translate across the bridge to audio, this one does.

    It is critical information for today's managers and tommorrow's leaders.

    My advice is get it or get out, because those that do get it will plow you under with this philosophy.

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    John Seattle, WA, USA 07-27-08
    John Seattle, WA, USA 07-27-08
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    "A new frame of reference"

    I really enjoyed this. While it was a bit detailed in parts (which would have have been easier to read than listen to) the overall effect on me was remarkable. It really helped me understand why some of the things that I had sensed to be true were true. I felt like it gave me permission to do what I had always felt was the right thing regardless of what I was sensing from my "corporate" environment. Empathy is important for example, and an indispensable part of effectively interacting with or leading others.

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    David Hollister, CA, USA 12-26-07
    David Hollister, CA, USA 12-26-07 Member Since 2007
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    "amazing"

    An amazingly simple premise with profound implications, common sense that is incredibly uncommon. A must read for leaders of all stripes, from parents to teachers to business managers. Highly recommended.

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