It’s worth being optimistic, looking to the future with hope. This post is inspired by a quote from Daniel Goleman’s book ‘Emotional Intelligence’. I will quote a short extract from page 160 of my copy (translated from Polish): “”Optimism, like hope, implies a strong expectation that, despite failures and setbacks, everything will turn out –… Read More Optimism and emotional intelligence
On page 94 of my copy of the aforementioned book we can read (translation from Polish): “(…) subordinating emotions to chosen goals is essential for concentration of attention, self-motivation and mastery, and creative work. Emotional self-control – postponing the fulfilment of desires and suppressing urges – lies at the basis of all achievements, and the ability to… Read More A few sentences from ‘Emotional Intelligence’ (Daniel Goleman) and my commentary on them.
Why do we need emotional intelligence? An expert on the subject, Daniel Golema justifies the need for emotional intelligence in this way: “There is ample evidence that people who are emotionally literate – that is, know their emotions well and can manage them, read other people’s feelings correctly and know how to relate to them… Read More Why do we need emotional intelligence?
Daniel Goleman writes this about the relationship between theoretical intelligence and emotional intelligence (on page 83 of my Polish copy of the book): “(…) theoretical intelligence, which manifests itself in excellent grades at school, hardly prepares us to fend off adversity – or to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the vicissitudes of life.… Read More Intelligence quotient versus emotional intelligence (according to Daniel Goleman)
“For in a sense we have two brains, two minds and two different kinds of intelligence: rational and emotional. Both determine how we succeed in life; it is not only the intelligence quotient that matters, but also emotional intelligence.”… Read More Emotional intelligence versus two brains.
I think the book of Daniel Goleman is a must for everyone who wants to know more about emotional intelligence. On the page 43 the autor writes: “All emotions are, in essence, impulses that make us act, quick plans to save or sustain life that evolution has equipped us with.” (the translation from Polish) Emotions… Read More I think you should read “Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman
Emotional intelligence is one of the topics that interests me. I recently bought a book by Daniel Goleman and started reading it. Today I want to share some comments about emotional intelligence. The title of the book is ‘Emotional Intelligence’ and it is over 500 pages long (I have my copy in Polish). Already on… Read More Some remarks on emotional intelligence inspired by Daniel Goleman’s book
(Alcune riflessioni sulla motivazione.) (This post is in English and Italian) At the beginning of this post, I will share a thought by Charles Duhigg from his book ‘Smarter, Faster, Better’. He writes, “If enthusiasm is to be aroused in people, they must first of all be given a sense of self-reliance and freedom.” (the… Read More A few thoughts on motivation.
On the cover of my copy of Daniel Goleman’s book entitled ‘Emotional Intelligence’ we can read, among other things: “Success in life depends not only on the intellect, but on the ability to manage emotions.” (the translation is from Polish) This is true. Emotions perform important functions in our lives. Therefore, it is good to… Read More Some thoughts on Daniel Goleman’s “Emotional Intelligence” (by Dariusz Łukasik)
At https://mhanational.org/what-emotional-intelligence-and-how-does-it-apply-workplace we can find a definition of emotional intelligence. Here it is:
“Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability to manage both your own emotions and understand the emotions of people around you. There are five key elements to EI: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills.”… Read More Some thoughts and quotes on emotional intelligence
“Our lives are often turbulent. Each of us experiences some form of anxiety from time to time, we fear something. But what are anxiety, fear and dread? How do we define them? I have included definitions of these three terms in the glossary at the end of this book.”… Read More WHAT ARE ANXIETY, APPREHENSION AND FEAR? WHY ARE THEY PRESENT IN OUR LIVES? (some extracts from my third book)
“Most fears are unnecessary for us, they do us no good, excessive stress prevents us from enjoying life and living the so-called fulfilled life. We are not made to be afraid. Just think: if someone were to ask you “Is it better to be afraid or not to be afraid?” your answer would probably be obvious, because anxiety, fear and worry are mostly associated with something negative. Yes, sometimes fear or anxiety has a positive function, but in general the ideal state is a life without fears and anxieties.”… Read More I am new here but I am full of ideas for us all.