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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (29 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Daniel Goleman, Jack Welch, Suzy Welch Narrator: Daniel Goleman, Jack Welch, Suzy Welch Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Leading with Emotional Intelligence Series Release Date: October 2006 ISBN: 9781427200013
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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.

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Andrew | 10/21/2011

    " Though not a completely novel introduction into leaders, it does raise good points about the importance of emotional intelligence (or EQ) over traditional factors of a good leader. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Fed | 7/20/2011

    " It is incredible to see how much emotional intelligence plays a role in the performace levels of a good leader "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bruce | 3/5/2011

    " Loved the book. I agreed with most but hard to take from Jack Welsh "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Armen | 1/7/2010

    " This was a good short take on my kindle. It sort of summarizes the emotional intelligence work that Daniel Goleman writes on extensively in his other works.

    I'd recommend it to anyone looking inward and trying to figure out how to lead people. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Patty | 3/9/2009

    " Nice audio book. A good combination of, "Am I doing that? I think I am." and "Oh, I really need to work on that!" "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lisa | 2/26/2009

    " Good one. I'm a fan of Daniel Goleman as an emotional intelligence expert. Then you add in Jack and Suzy Welch. It's the perfect combination of practical thoughts + academic ones. "

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About the Author
Author Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman, PhD, covered behavioral and brain sciences for the New York Times for twelve years and is codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University. He is author of various bestselling books, including Emotional Intelligence and The Meditative Mind.

About the Narrators

Jack Welch began his career with the General Electric Company in 1960, and in 1981 he 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. In 1999 Fortune named him the “manager of the century,” and the Financial Times recently named him one of the three most admired business leaders in the world today. Upon retiring from GE in 2001, Mr. Welch published his internationally bestselling autobiography Jack: Straight from the Gut. He now teaches at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and speaks to business leaders and students around the world.

Suzy Welch, former editor-in-chief of the Harvard Business Review, is a work-life columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine. She is the coauthor, with her husband, Jack Welch, of the New York Times bestseller Winning and of The Welch Way, published in BusinessWeek magazine and internationally by the New York Times Syndicate. She lives in Boston.