IQ and technical skills are important, but emotional intelligence is the sine qua non of leadership. In this article from Harvard Business Review
, Daniel Goleman, the author of Emotional Intelligence
, explains how all effective leaders are alike in one crucial way: they all have a high degree of emotional intelligence. Goleman defines the 5 components of emotional intelligence at work, presents the hallmarks of each component, and concludes that emotional intelligence can be learned but not without time and commitment. This article, which originally appeared in the November-December 1998 Harvard Business Review
, is offered in audio form exclusively through Audible.
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