Increase your emotional intelligence, build a better workplace Emotional intelligence is crucial for business leadership, and nowhere is that more true than in Asia, where emotions are particularly likely to be concealed during daily business interactions. Emotions can be a major asset for leaders if properly understood, and a source of significant disruption if they are ignored. EQ and Leadership in Asia provides business leaders in Asia with the keys to using emotions as allies as they face practical business challenges. Presenting emotional intelligence in a clear, straightforward manner that anyone can understand, the book shows what it can accomplish, why it matters, and how to systematically improve your ability to understand emotions. Looking at the real challenges that leaders in Asia have to face every day and exploring how emotional intelligence can be used in each instance, this compelling book is essential reading for leaders who want to inspire and influence their coworkers and lead their companies to greater success. Explains the key concepts of emotional intelligence and its particular importance for those in leadership positions Explores why understanding emotion is particularly important for Asian leaders Provides practical examples of emotional intelligence techniques in action in real-world situations A guide to emotional intelligence designed for people working in leadership positions in Asia, EQ and Leadership In Asia is the only book you need to harness emotion in order to create a better workplace.
A practical «how-to» guide to changing the way you think about your emotions Bestselling personal development author Gill Hasson is back with this pocket sized guide to dealing with your emotions. Learn how to understand yourself and those around you with practical tips and tricks that will help you be more assertive, forge stronger relationships and manage anxiety. Did you know that the way you approach your own thoughts and feelings determines your happiness and success in every area of your life? Just think about it for a second, it's not necessarily the smartest people that are the most successful or the most fulfilled in life, being clever or highly skilled isn't enough. Your ability to manage your feelings, other people and your interactions with them are what makes all the difference. This highly practical book is full of advice, tips and techniques to help you: Understand and manage your emotions Become more assertive and confident Develop your social skills and your interactions with others Handle difficult situations, events and other people The Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook is your practical «how-to» guide for understanding yourself and those around you.
America's favorite pediatrician, Dr. Benjamin Spock has helped two generations of parents raise their kids with his timeless bestseller, Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care. Now, today's parents can rejoice: a new compilation of Dr. Spock's timeless advice is here!This first-time collection of essays brings together Dr. Spock's insightful writings on connecting with your child's inner life during the all-important early years. Dr. Spock's The First Two Years covers such topics as: * understanding your baby's different cries * helping your little one cope with separation anxiety * communicating with your baby * teaching your child about giving and sharing * the easiest way ever to toilet-train * dealing with the impact a newborn can have on siblings * treating the most common ailments With Dr. Spock's The First Two Years, new parents everywhere will return again and again to Dr. Spock for all of their child-rearing questions.
At some point in their lives, most people will have thought: “He should never have said that” “How could she treat me this way?” “I feel guilty when I remember what I said to him” “I’m so angry I can’t bear it” Usually, we don’t feel that we can discuss these hurtful emotions, such as guilt, anger or jealousy, with our friends and families, let alone go to a GP for advice on dealing with them. We’re a nation that bottles things up, dismissing anger, frustration, hatred and guilt as largely insignificant to our minds and bodies. But powerful emotions like these do affect us in a long-term way, not only mentally but also physically, and it’s important to know how to get them under control before our health really suffers. This easy-to-follow, plain-English guide shows you why and how emotions can leave a physical scar, and talks about various life factors and influences that can lead to emotional stress. It will help you heal your emotional traumas with a toolkit of strategies, and allows you to take care of your health with a practical, hands-on approach. Emotional Healing For Dummies covers: PART 1: INTRODUCING EMOTIONAL HEALING Chapter 1: Understanding Emotional Healing Chapter 2: Exploring the Physiology of Emotion Chapter 3: Tuning into Emotions PART 2: EMOTIONS AND YOUR BODY Chapter 4: You are What you Eat Chapter 5: Body Rhythms Chapter 6: Physical Strategies for Emotional Healing PART 3: EMOTIONAL HEALING FOR REAL LIFE Chapter 7: Mapping the Emotional Environment Chapter 8: Facing up to Emotional Challenges Chapter 9: Managing Relationships Chapter 10: Strategies for Getting through Tough Times Chapter 11: Life’s Transitions PART 4: THE EMOTIONAL HEALING TOOLKIT Chapter 12: Thinking Strategies for Emotional Healing Chapter 13: Mindfulness Practices to Rebalance Chapter 14: Lifestyle Strategies for Emotional Healing Chapter 15: Becoming the Emotionally Healed Person PART 5: TAKING YOUR HEALING TO ANOTHER LEVEL Chapter 16: Planning to Manage Emotions in the Future Chapter 17: Inspiring Healing in Others Chapter 18: Helping your Child to Heal PART 6: THE PART OF TENS Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Heal Emotional Wounds Chapter 20 Ten Ways to Stay Positive Chapter 21: Ten Exercises for Emotional Healing
THE STUDENT EQEDGE STUDENT WORKBOOK The Student Workbook is a companion to the book The Student EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Academic and Personal Success . The Workbook offers you a hands-on resource for gaining a clearer understanding of emotional intelligence and is filled with practical exercises for developing your emotional intelligence. Filled with case studies, self-assessments, activities around movie and television clips, and reflection and discussion questions, the Student Workbook will give you the skills and confidence you need in order to succeed in college and beyond. «Success in college is not just a matter of luck nor is it all about being the smartest person in class. The way you approach college matters. The great news in this book is that you can learn how to be successful in college and in your life beyond college.»—Randy L. Swing, executive director, Association for Institutional Research «We have been long aware that academic ability does not necessarily predict college success. This book provides a comprehensive look at emotional intelligence and the role it plays in student persistence. It takes these noncognitive aspects that we know really matter and puts them into a practical, user-friendly guide. This book is long overdue in higher education.»—Catherine Andersen, master trainer in emotional intelligence; professor and special assistant to the provost for student success, Gallaudet University
The importance of emotional intelligence as a critical factor in personal and business success is now well established. Emotional Intelligence in Action, Second Edition shows how to tap the power of EI to build effective emotional skills and create real change for leaders and teams. This book breaks new ground in providing a cross-reference matrix that maps sixty-five exercises to four leading emotional intelligence models – the EQ-I 2.0 or EQ360, TESI and TESI Short, the MSCEIT, and EISA – making it easy to use with all the models. Revised to respond to the significant changes in EQi-2.0 and to add two new instruments, TESI and EISA, this Second Edition now offers in-depth coverage of such emerging topics as emotional expression, as well as twenty new exercises, accompanied by reproducible handouts for your participants. Ideal for both individual or team coaching or as part of a wider leadership and management development program, Emotional Intelligence in Action, Second Edition provides highly-effective experiential learning, drawn from real life, that will help you enhance emotional intelligence competencies in every organization.
THE STUDENT EQEDGE Facilitation and Activity Guide This Facilitation and Activity Guide is a companion to the book The Student EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Academic and Personal Success . It offers faculty and facilitators a hands-on resource for helping students reach their potential by tapping into the power of emotional intelligence. The Facilitation Guide includes exercises and activities which are designed to help students develop confidence, independence, the ability to set and meet goals, impulse control, social responsibility, problem-solving skills, stress tolerance, and much more—all of which help improve academic success. The Guide also contains a wealth of illustrative case studies, questions for student reflection, movie selections and TV shows that illustrate emotional intelligence, and a self-development plan. «The single best resource on emotional intelligence in student affairs, The Student EQ Edge: Student Workbook and Facilitation and Activity Guide are well organized, creative, and offer everything an emotional intelligence facilitator would need in a fast-paced student affairs environment. The examples are soundly constructed and resonate with students. These materials are my go-to resources.»—Candice Johnston, associate director of student leadership and organizations, Wake Forest University"If I were building a new course to improve student success, it would be founded on emotional intelligence. All the instruction in the world on 'study skills' cannot touch the advantages that come to students who are able to manage their emotional intelligence. And the best news of all is that these skills can be taught. EQ skills make the difference." —Randy L. Swing, executive director, Association for Institutional Research «This Facilitation and Activity Guide is particularly useful, offering options from which the facilitator can draw in preparing assignments or learning community meetings. The focus on learners' needs, and particularly an authentic exploration of self and purpose, is practical yet has the potential to draw students to a deeper understanding of self that will draw them to high performance and contribution to others.»—Dennis Roberts, assistant vice president for faculty and student services for the Qatar Foundation
REVISED AND UPDAT ED WITH NEW RESEARCH INTO EQ AND PERSONAL AND CAREER SUCCESS What is the formula for success at your job? As a spouse? A parent? A Little League baseball coach or behind the bench of a minor hockey team? What does it take to get ahead? To separate yourself from the competition? To lead a less stressful and happier existence? To be fulfilled in personal and professional pursuits? What is the most important dynamic of your makeup? Is it your A) intelligence quotient? or B) emotional quotient? If you picked "A", you are partly correct. Your intelligence quotient can be a predictor of things such as academic achievement. But your IQ is fixed and unchangeable. The real key to personal and professional growth is your emotional intelligence quotient, which you can nurture and develop by learning more about EQ from the international bestseller The EQ Edge. Authors Steven J. Stein and Howard E. Book show you how the dynamic of emotional intelligence works. By understanding EQ, you can build more meaningful relationships, boost your confidence and optimism, and respond to challenges with enthusiasm-all of which are essential ingredients of success. The EQ Edge offers fascinating-and sometimes surprising-insights into what it takes to be a top law-enforcement officer, lawyer, school principal, student, doctor, dentist or CEO. You will learn what the top EQ factors are across many different kinds of jobs, from business managers and customer service representatives to HR professionals and public servants. The EQ Edge will help you determine which personnel are the right fit for job opportunities and who among your staff are the most promising leaders and drivers of your business. And because all of us have other roles-parent, spouse, caregiver to aging parents, neighbor, friend-The EQ Edge also describes how everyone can be more successful in these relationships. «Finally, a practical and usable guide to what emotional intelligence is all about. This book peels the onion on what EQ really is and teaches the reader to assess their own EQ and how to increase it. This is the holy grail for career success.»—Michael Feiner, Professor, Columbia Graduate School of Business and author of The Feiner Points of Leadership
Take positive steps to develop your confidence in all areas of your life Boost Your Confidence In a Day will help you to discover your confident self and become more effective in your day-to-day life. Designed to contain a day’s reading, this handy guide helps you to assess your current confidence levels, identify the obstacles that are holding you back, and to connect with your emotions and values to help you live a happy, confident life. Open the book and find: A reminder of the key ingredients of confidence Practical guidance for assessing your confidence levels Ways to move on from the grip of negative emotions How to handle your emotions and identify your values Top tips for living a powerful, confident life
Building your emotional capital might be your best investment ever. This book shows you how to build emotional capital in your organisation and turn emotional intelligence in to value. We have long been aware that to be successful in our professional and personal lives we need emotional intelligence. In this book, Martyn Newman shows us how to get it and use it to achieve extraordinary results. Based on ground breaking psychological research with some of the world's most successful young business leaders, Newman identifies the seven dynamic emotions that set these leaders apart, uncovers the psychological building blocks that drive outstanding performance and provides the clearest blue print yet for systematically building your EQ and leadership skills. «Daniel Goleman convinced us emotional skills were vital: Martyn Newman tells us how to build them.» —Bill Pheasant, Senior Journalist The Australian Financial Review «Read this book today so that you can put it to use tomorrow. You will thank yourself for doing so.» —Jim Kouzes, bestselling author of The Leadership Challenge «Every once in a while a book appears that isn't just informative, it's inspiring, fun to read and life changing. Emotional Capitalists – The New Leaders is one of those rare books.» —Daniela Sfameni, Global Head Human Resiource Development for Allianz Global Investors Group «This book is an exciting, brand new guide for developing leadership in both personal and professional life … it distils the most important elements of effective leadership and provides practical explanations and strategies for seeing immediate results. I highly recommend it.» —Steve Arthurson, Director, Capability Development, Foster's Group
Smart financial decisions boost more than your bottom line—they'll make you healthier and happier too! Are you one of the 90% of people who are stressed about money? If so, you know it can take its toll on every part of your life. Financial health, physical health and happiness are profoundly interconnected. It's almost impossible to enjoy any one of these without the help of the other two. The authors describe this phenomenon as the intersection of money, health, and happiness. Leveraging Your Financial Intelligence will teach you a powerful values-based approach to achieving your most important life goals. As you take steps to improve your financial well-being, you'll discover that leveraging your financial intelligence will also fuel your physical and emotional well-being. Backed by the latest research findings in neuroscience, psychology, health, and cultural anthropology, the authors' invaluable advice focuses on the practical actions you can take to improve not just your finances, but your overall life satisfaction. You'll be inspired by meeting people from all walks of life who have leveraged their financial intelligence to build financial security, promote fitness and health, and increase their daily sense of happiness. Proven recommendations from the authors' work with countless clients, along with worksheets, self-assessments, and other tools will help you apply the book's concepts to enhance your own financial, physical and emotional health. Use the strategies presented in this book to leverage your financial intelligence in a way that's tailored to your individual circumstances and allows you to create your own extraordinary intersection of money, health, and happiness.
"The Student EQ Edge is more relevant today than any other time in the history of our world. Our opportunity to succeed in the 21st century will depend a great deal on our emotional intelligence in our transformation to lifelong learning and our leadership ability. This book is the competitive edge." —Stedman Graham, best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur «We have been long aware that academic ability does not necessarily predict college success. This book provides a comprehensive look at emotional intelligence and the role it plays in student persistence. It takes these noncognitive aspects that we know really matter and puts them into a practical, user-friendly guide. This book is long overdue in higher education.» —Catherine Andersen, master trainer in emotional intelligence; professor and special assistant to the provost for student success, Gallaudet University «As important as book learning is, we know that success in life is also dependent upon emotional intelligence. The authors of The Student EQ Edge define emotional intelligence and provide a road map for mastering emotional intelligence skills. I would highly recommend The Student EQ Edge to any high school or college student interested in knowing what it takes to be truly successful both inside and outside the classroom.» —Brad Beacham, executive director, Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc. «The Student EQ Edge is substantive, readable, and sure to appeal to students both in classes as well as those who are lucky to pick it up for personal development reading. The book is appealing because the research is understandable; numerous examples are integrated throughout, and readers are encouraged to apply what they are reading.» —Dennis Roberts, assistant vice president for faculty and student services for the Qatar Foundation
Grow a secure attachment with your children by listening to your heartPopularized by bestselling pediatrician Dr. William Sears, "attachment parenting" encourages mothers and fathers to fully accept their babies' dependency needs. According to the growing numbers of attachment parenting advocates, consistent parental responsiveness to these needs leads to happy and emotionally well-balanced children.This practical, comprehensive, and first-ever guide to today's most talked-about nurturing style, Attachment Parenting shows how some conventional childrearing advice can be detrimental, and urges you to trust your instincts on such important matters as: * Responding attentively to your baby's cries * Minimizing parent-child separation * Avoiding "sleep training" for infants * Breastfeeding according to your baby's cues instead of a schedule * "Wearing" your baby in a cloth carrier rather than relying on "baby gadgets" such as plastic carriers and carriages.In addition to expert advice from pediatricians, lactation consultants, and anthropologists -- as well as words of wisdom from hundreds of real parents -- Attachment Parenting includes an exhaustive list of print, Internet, and support-group resources. It's an indispensable, hands-on reference that allows you to confidently and joyfully develop a secure and loving bond with your young children.
We have long been taught that emotions should be felt and expressed in carefully controlled ways, and then only in certain environments and at certain times. This is especially true when at work, particularly when managing others. It is considered terribly unprofessional to express emotion while on the job, and many of us believe that our biggest mistakes and regrets are due to our reactions at those times when our emotions get the better of us. David R. Caruso and Peter Salovey believe that this view of emotion is not correct. The emotion centers of the brain, they argue, are not relegated to a secondary place in our thinking and reasoning, but instead are an integral part of what it means to think, reason, and to be intelligent. In The Emotionally Intelligent Manager, they show that emotion is not just important, but absolutely necessary for us to make good decisions, take action to solve problems, cope with change, and succeed. The authors detail a practical four-part hierarchy of emotional skills: identifying emotions, using emotions to facilitate thinking, understanding emotions, and managing emotions—and show how we can measure, learn, and develop each skill and employ them in an integrated way to solve our most difficult work-related problems.