Daniel Goleman consults internationally and lectures frequently to business audiences, professional groups, and college students. He is CEO of Emotional Intelligence Services, an affiliate of the Hay Group. A psychologist who for many years reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times, Dr. Goleman previously was a visiting faculty member at Harvard.
Dr. Goleman’s 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence (Bantam Books) was on The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half, with close to 5,000,000 copies in print worldwide. It has been a best seller throughout the world and was translated into nearly 30 languages in over 50 countries.
His 1998 book, Working with Emotional Intelligence (Bantam Books), argues that workplace competencies based on emotional intelligence play a far greater role in star performance than do intellect or technical skills, and that both individuals and companies will benefit from cultivating these capabilities. It became an immediate New York Times bestseller.
Dr. Goleman’s 1998 article in the Harvard Business Review, “What Makes a Leader?” received the highest reader ratings ever, becoming the Review’s best-selling reprint for 1999.
Dr. Goleman is co-chairman of the Consortium for Social and Emotional Learning in the Workplace, based in the School of Professional Psychology at Rutgers University, which seeks to identify best practices for developing emotional intelligence.
Dr. Goleman has received many journalistic awards for his writing, including two nominations for the Pulitzer Prize for his articles in the Times, and a Career Achievement Award for Journalism from the American Psychological Association. In recognition of his efforts to communicate the behavioral sciences to the public, he was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Born in Stockton, California, Dr. Goleman attended Amherst College, where he was an Alfred P. Sloan Scholar and graduated magna cum laude. His graduate education was at Harvard, where he was a Ford Fellow, and he received his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology and personality development. To read more about Dr. Goleman, visit his personal site.
Academy Articles by Daniel Goleman:
- Emotional Intelligence in Business