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The concept of Emotional intelligence, also known as EQ, was first proposed by two psychologists, John Mayer and Peter Salovey. Daniel Goleman, this book’s author, agrees with this concept and argues that emotional intelligence consists of five aspects: knowing one’s emotions, managing emotions, motivating oneself, recognizing emotions in others, and handling relationships. This book demonstrates the importance of emotional intelligence to our success.
Goleman, the author of the book, is a well-known American psychologist. He is a four-time recipient of the highest honor of the American Psychological Association, as well as a recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Lifetime Career Award. Emotional intelligence, has set off a global upsurge in the recognition of “EQ”, as more and more people start to pay closer attention to the importance of emotional management ability and emotional education. Goleman himself is known as the “father of emotional intelligence.