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Empathy, self-awareness, creativity, and strong social skills are all crucial aspects of emotional intelligence; they are also key traits for strong business leaders. Best-selling author Daniel Goleman and I discuss the insights in this follow-up to his 1995 hit, Emotional Intelligence.
Kim Huggins writes about the most effective ways to leverage the challenges of the generation gap in today's workplace. (This review was featured not only on the HBA blog, but on the Recent News page of the K HR Solutions website on April 18, 2011.)
Roger Nierenberg creates a narrative to help bring the leadership skills of an orchestra conductor to the everyday world of leadership in business that all of us are so mired in every day. (Plus, the people who run the promotional site for the book loved my review so much, they decided to feature it on the news section of their website only days after it went up!)
Anthony Rapp, who played Mark in the original Broadway cast of the rock opera Rent, shares the story of his professional journey with Rent along with his personal struggles with family, grief, and his sexuality.
Ziggy cartoonist Tom WIlson wrote this memoir to tell the story of his life with Ziggy and of losing his wife to breast cancer. We sat down together for an in-person interview to discuss the book and to discuss Ziggy, the little guy who has meant so much to all of us for all these years. (Pages 36-37)
In a post-9/11 society, where fear is power and knowledge is weakness, Clark and Erika fight to stay alive, coming face to face with Strangers while struggling to understand the fear, hope, faith, trust, and love that make us who we are, as individuals and as a society. (The author of Frightened Boy was so pleased with my review that he featured it on his website).