Daniel Goleman Quotes
Most popular Daniel Goleman Quotes
Feelings are self-justifying, with a set of perceptions and "proofs" all their own.
There is an old-fashioned word for the body of skills that emotional intelligence represents: character.
Though they are quick to put others down, unhealthy narcissists view themselves in absolutely positive terms.
Narcissists alone are blatant in their self-inflation and braggadocio—leavened with a necessary dose of self-deception.
No creature can fly with just one wing. Gifted leadership occurs when heart and head—feeling and thought—meet. These are the two wings that allow a leader to soar.
Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion. When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large.
The near cousin of optimism is hope: knowing the steps needed to get to a goal and having the energy to pursue those steps. It is a primal motivating force, and its absence is paralyzing.
A narcissist is someone who has a grandiose sense of self-importance, harbors obsessive fantasies of unbounded glory, feels rage or intense shame when criticized, expects special favors, and lacks empathy.
The narcissistic organization becomes a moral universe of its own, a world where its goals, goodness, and means are not questioned but taken as holy writ. It's a world where doing whatever we need to, to get whatever we want, seems perfectly fine.