In his defining work on emotional intelligence, best-selling author Daniel Goleman found that it is twice as important as other competencies in determining outstanding leadership. If you listen to nothing else on emotional intelligence, listen to these 10 articles by experts in the field. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you boost your emotional skills - and your professional success.
"Mostly non-actionable unenlightening anecdotes"
Audible Originals bring you a brand new audiobook adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s classic gothic novella, Carmilla - starring Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey), David Tennant (Doctor Who and Broadchurch) and Phoebe Fox (Life in Squares and The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death)
"Excellent Vampire Story"
Cruise director Michaela Western has everything she wants--everything except a sex life. But there are no secrets on cruise ships. She risked her job once for a dalliance with the captain and won't do it again for a few minutes of toe-curling pleasure. Until a devilishly handsome new staffer with a body made for sin tempts her to walk on the wild side... Investment billionaire Dylan Johns always gets what he wants. He is used to giving orders, not taking them, until he's forced to go on hiatus from his investment company.
Stuffologists Brenda Avadian and Eric Riddle share four decades of experience dealing with stuff - or rather, clutter. Inside Stuffology 101, you'll find fun and flexible approaches to get your mind out of what you define as clutter. Funny, serious, and humbling stories are woven in with tips to help you clear the toxic clutter out of your life. At the end of your life, what will matter most - things or people? Are you ready to manage the stuff in your life?
"Wish I could recommend this"
Christmas has been canceled in the town of Gloomsbury, and something must be done. So the Prince and Princess of Gingerbread attempt to save the day in this fun-filled holiday classic, written by Tim Raglin and Eric Metaxas and read by Susan Saint James. The spirited narration and a lively musical score by Van Dyke Parks will whisk you through this merry tale about the true meaning of Christmas. Ages four and up. Part of the award-winning Rabbit Ears series, Holiday Classics.
This is a timely docudrama about The Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top secret study documenting U.S. involvement in Vietnam. The subsequent trial tested the parameters of the First Amendment, pitting the public's right to know against the government's desire for secrecy. This new 2008 tour edition features a new cast and a revised script.
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The story opens in the country parsonage of Dr. Primrose, a kindly man who has a good heart, a good family, and a good income. Suddenly, his idyllic life is cruelly devastated by a series of misfortunes, and he ends up in prison. Yet, despite all this calamity and injustice, the vicar never loses sight of Christian morality, a conviction which lends him genuine nobility and, in the end, also brings justice and the restoration of his family and fortune.
What was it like for a 10-year-old Jewish girl to experience the Nazi Holocaust in 1945? Or, to face suicide, adjusting to a new life in America, an unhappy marriage, epilepsy, and losing seven of eight children? The author has coaxed out all the heart-wrenching stories from Ursula Caffey in explicit detail, and on this journey you will discover the secret to her survival grit and conquering spirit. This is a story of unbelievable pain replaced by hope, redemption, and victory.
Alice lives an ordinary life, until the day she follows the White Rabbit down, down, down a rabbit-hole. She suddenly finds herself in an enchanted world, surrounded by zany creatures like the Mad Hatter, the Duchess and the Cheshire Cat. Alice finds that nothing in Wonderland is the least bit ordinary.