Every manager faces the same challenge–how do you get the most from the people on your team? In his latest book, “The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights,” author and psychologist Daniel Goleman says the key is to keep your employees in the “flow.” People operate in three neurological states, says Goleman. The first, disengagement,… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: June 2011
Q: I have been employed in managerial roles (a post graduate in Business and Management) and have extensively read about EI and SI. I have conducted casual research in this area and have access to a small team of psychologists. With this background, can I train individuals in emotional and social intelligence or must I… Read more »
Q. Could you say that some of Jane Austen’s more manipulative characters were emotionally intelligent?
A. No doubt Jane Austen encountered elements of what today we call emotional intelligence – the human brain has not changed in the last two centuries, and human nature is essentially the same…
Philip Glass, the contemporary composer, works on his new compositions only between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. That’s the time, he says, when his creative ideas come to him. When filmmaker George Lucas needs to write or edit a script, he sequesters himself in a small cottage behind his house where he gets no calls or… Read more »