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Emotional Intelligence 2.0

“This book can drastically change the way you think about success...read it twice.”

From the foreword by Patrick Lencioni, author of the blockbuster
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
A book with a single purpose—increasing your EQ.

For the first time, TalentSmart unveils its step-by-step program for increasing emotional intelligence via 66 proven strategies that teach:

  • self-awareness
  • self-management
  • social awareness
  • relationship management

The book also includes access to the enhanced online edition of the world′s most popular EQ test—the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal—that pinpoints the strategies that will increase your emotional intelligence the most and tests your EQ a second time to measure your progress.

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Emotional Intelligence 2.0 Wins Prestigious Benjamin Franklin Award
  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0 Fact Sheet
    Today, emotional intelligence needs little introduction. However, knowing what it is and how to use it to improve your life are two very different things.
  • Interview with the Authors
    Gain valuable insight from the creators of Emotional Intelligence 2.0.
  • Emotional Intelligence Articles
    Want to learn more about emotional intelligence? Read our articles and watch the accompanying videos that provide examples of the EQ skills taught in the book. Our articles deliver the latest in workplace learning!
  • EQ Daily Calendar
    365 inspirational quotes that remind you to use your EQ. Add this perpetual calendar to your emotional intelligence development work.
  • Free EQ Quotes Apps
  • Discussion Questions for Reading Groups
    Discussing emotional intelligence will help you bridge the learning-doing gap. Use these questions to start a meaningful dialogue and build your understanding of how the four EQ skills apply in daily living.
  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0 Step-by-Step
    Get the most out of Emotional Intelligence 2.0! Download this executive summary that in one page not only explains emotional intelligence and why it's important, but also includes four bulletproof strategies for bringing EQ to any organization.
  • The Emotional Intelligence 2.0 Action Plans
    Our Emotional Intelligence Action Plans will help you focus your efforts more effectively as you explore and apply the EQ strategies included in the book.