The Executive Edge: An Insider’s Guide to Outstanding Leadership is a print edition of Daniel Goleman’s interviews with experts in executive management, organizational research, workplace psychology, negotiation, and senior hiring.

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Daniel Goleman: Develop Your Inner Radar to Control Turbulent Emotions

While we can’t control when we feel anger or fear—or how strongly—we can gain some control over what we do while in its grip. If we can develop inner radar for emotional danger, we gain a choice point. To find this inner choice point, start by question …

Daniel Goleman: Are You Aware of Your Self-Defeating Habits?

“When I was little my father would yell at me and call me stupid when I made a mistake. I knew he loved me, but it left me feeling I had some deadly, hidden flaw,” the head of a successful family-owned business in southern Europe confided. And, I heard …

Daniel Goleman: How Self-Awareness Impacts Your Work

Through my research in emotional intelligence and brain function, I’ve developed a model of the mind as a three-tiered building. The first tier is the foundation and where you’ll find the brain, the control center. The second tier contains the four rea …