Archive | September, 2012

Discussing Leadership With Bill George

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Harvard Business School professor, and former Medtronic chairman and CEO, Bill George is one of the experts featured in the new series Leadership: A Master Class, hosted by Daniel Goleman. This episode of the podcast features an excerpt from their conversation about ethical leadership. At the beginning of this excerpt, Goleman references “True North Leadership,” a term George has embraced to describe leading from ones own moral or internal compass. 

Tools For Writing Non Fiction

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This week’s episode features two excerpts about the process of writing professionally from Naomi Wolf‘s Non-fiction Book Proposal Writing Class, a three disc set in which Wolf, the author of several books, including The Beauty Myth and the just released Vagina: A New Biography, shows you how to put your vision and passion into an engaging, readable, and highly marketable non-fiction book proposal. 

Knowing Our Emotions

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Research has shown that our emotions are directly linked to physical responses we cannot control. In the audio release Knowing Our Emotions, Improving Our World, Paul Ekman spoke with Daniel Goleman about how understanding these links can enhance our lives. Goleman included part of the discussion in the enhanced version of The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights, and this week, we feature it in the podcast.

Human Networks

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Despite the many ways technology can connect different branches of large businesses, Clay Shirky says in the CD Socially Intelligent Computing that there is no substitute for face to face contact. Daniel Goleman included part of his discussion with Shirky in the enhanced version of his book, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights. This week, we feature it in the podcast.