Archive | October, 2013

Ep. 101: Daniel Goleman on the Majority Report

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Another stop on Daniel Goleman‘s book tour for Focus: The Hidden Driver Of Excellence was the Majority report. This episode of the podcast features an excerpt in which his discussion with Michael Brooks ranges from the new book to a recent column Goleman wrote for the New York Times’ Opinionator blog.

Ep. 100: Negotiating With Yourself

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This episode features another excerpt from a conversation between Daniel Goleman and Erica Fox, of the Harvard Program on Negotiation. The whole conversation is available with the Leadership: A Master Class series. In this excerpt, Fox discusses a commonly overlooked aspect of negotiation- negotiating with yourself.

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Ep. 99: Daniel Goleman Talks About Focus With Diane Rehm

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In this episode, we hear more from Daniel Goleman about his new book, Focus: The Hidden Driver Of Excellence, in an excerpt from his recent interview at the WAMU studios with Diane Rehm.

Ep. 98: Goleman Talks Focus With HuffPost Live

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Daniel Goleman visited HuffPost Live earlier this week, to speak with Josh Zepps about his just released book, Focus: The Hidden Driver Of Excellence. This episode of the podcast features an excerpt from their conversation, which ranges from our most common distractor, to some challenges and possible benefits of our electronics filled, modern lives.

VIDEO: Daniel Goleman on the importance of downtime

Young people are having increasing difficulty focusing in our fast-paced, technology-saturated world. This constant distraction impairs learning, emotional regulation, relationships, and ultimately success in life.

In this video from Edutopia, best-selling author Daniel Goleman discusses how regular periods of rest throughout the school day help the brain learn more efficiently.

To further help young people develop attention skills, Dr. Goleman draws from the latest psychological and neurological research detailed in his new book FOCUS: The Hidden Driver of Excellence to offer guided audio exercises made for kids and teens. These exercises can be used in the classroom or at home.