Specs for Microsoft’s Next CEO

There are three kinds of focus every leader needs: 1) an inner focus for self-awareness and self-management; 2) a focus on others for empathy, clear communication and interpersonal effectiveness; 3) and a systems focus, reading the outer world in order to come up with an effective strategy. At Microsoft a failure in a wider focus seems to have had negative consequences:… Read more »

What I Learned While Writing Focus

I have been tracking the field of attention for about 30 years. My dissertation as a graduate student was actually on meditation, and meditation as a way of managing stress reactivity. A lot of us who were interested in it were trying to shoehorn it in, but the faculty wasn’t interested. They thought it was a crazy… Read more »

Leaders Need Three Kinds of Focus

Daniel Goleman, author of “The Focused Leader,” explains why leaders need to cultivate a triad of awareness — an inward focus, a focus on others, and an outward focus. Watch the video at HBR.org

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How to Hire the Right Candidate

In response to last week’s article, “What Predicts Success? It’s Not Your IQ,” a commenter asked: “How can we better gauge emotional intelligence competencies while interviewing potential candidates?” Who better to answer this question than my colleague and Leadership: A Master Class participant, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz. According to Claudio, the interview process should be the same… Read more »

What Predicts Success? It's Not Your IQ

The CEO of one of the world’s largest money management firms was puzzled. He wanted to know why there was a Bell curve for performance among his employees, with a few outstanding, most in the middle, and a few poor. After all, he hired only the best and brightest graduates from the top schools –… Read more »

Know Your Stress Type

NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a nationwide poll in March and early April to find common sources of stress. They surveyed more than 2,500 adults across the US, finding that the usual culprits topped the list: too many responsibilities, finances, and work issues. Personal health difficulties,… Read more »

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9/5 – 9/7 Rhinebeck, New York Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York United States

Mind Whispering with Tara Bennett-Goleman

9/12 Boston, MA Harvard Institute of Coaching Conference United States

Mindfulness of Emotional Habits – Keynote with Tara Bennett-Goleman

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10/21 – 10/22 Vancouver, British Columbia Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education United States

Educating the Heart Conference

11/20 Boston, Massachusetts Boston United States

Learning and the Brain Conference

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11/21 – 11/23 Garrison, New York Garrison Institute United States

Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman with Bob Sadowski and Aaron Wolf: The Chemistry of Connection

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