Daniel Goleman, PhD
Psychologist and emotional intelligence expert
Daniel Goleman, an internationally known psychologist, is renowned for his work in the field of emotional intelligence. The Harvard Business Review called emotional intelligence—which discounts IQ as the sole measure of one’s abilities—a revolutionary, paradigm-shattering idea and chose Dr. Goleman’s article What Makes a Leader as one of 10 must-read articles from its pages.
Goleman’s New York Times bestseller Emotional Intelligence was named as one of the 25 Most Influential Business Management Books by Time magazine. Dr. Goleman is the founder of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning at the University of Illinois at Chicago, bringing evidence-based programs in emotional literacy to schools worldwide. He also codirects the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University.
His work as a science journalist has been recognized with numerous awards, such as the Washburn Award and, from the American Psychological Association, the Lifetime Career Award. He is also the author of Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence, Ecological Intelligence, and Social Intelligence.