The Power of Truth: A Leading with Emotional Intelligence Conversation with Warren Bennis
Written By: Daniel Goleman
Written By: Warren Bennis
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Audiobook Summary: The ideas expressed in Emotional Intelligence 10 years ago have taken on a life of their own. They've spurred a movement, with enthusiastic adherents in the business world, in medicine and healthcare, at home, in the field of education, and in 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. It's in the nature of an organization to want to spin information, but in reality, covering up painful truths can have negative consequences. For the best organizations, it is clear that the future is all about transparency. Businesses and organizations can only win by showing they have integrity. The good news, according to Bennis and Goleman, is that organizations can change. They can choose truth over spin - as long as their leaders have the emotional intelligence to create transparency as a core value and an ultimate goal. Every organization, from small business to large, private and public, can benefit from the lessons and ideas in The Power of Truth .