Summary of The Art of Managing Emotions

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If you want to get the best out of your employees, put them in the right state of mind.


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Smart leaders know how to get the best out of their employees. Daniel Goleman, author of the game-changing book Emotional Intelligence, describes a few basics of the human brain and explains how to create the best working environment for your employees in this video lecture. If you want to know the latest science behind employee engagement, getAbstract invites you to sit in on this quick introductory lecture by an innovative thinker.

In this summary, you will learn

  • When employees perform at their best;
  • How to help workers achieve “flow,” or peak performance; and
  • How the “social brain” functions.


Many people don’t find their work engaging. They do just enough to get by, remaining unmotivated and unchallenged. As a result, they produce too little cortisol, and their brain state becomes suppressed. Staffers on the other end of the spectrum are overwhelmed by their jobs and their lack of support...
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About the Speaker

Daniel Goleman is the author of the New York Times bestseller Emotional Intelligence. He is a psychologist and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

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