Emotional agility is not about ignoring difficult emotions and thoughts; it’s about holding them loosely, facing them courageously and compassionately, and then moving past them to bring the best of yourself forward. Emotional agility is a revolutionary, clear-sightedness, science-based approach that allows us to navigate life’s twists and turns with self-acceptance, and an open mind.
Emotionally agile people are not immune to stresses and setbacks. To guide us, she shares four key concepts that allow us to acknowledge uncomfortable experiences while simultaneously detaching from them, thereby allowing us to embrace our core values and adjust our actions so they can move us where we truly want to go.
As humans, fear, shame, we are all prone to common hooks—things like self-doubt, sadness, or anger—that can too easily steer us in the wrong direction. She found that no matter how intelligent or creative people are, it is how they navigate their inner world—their thoughts, or what type of personality they have, feelings, and self-talk—that ultimately determines how successful they will become.
. Drawing on her deep research, and her own experience overcoming adversity after losing her father at a young age, decades of international consulting, David shows how anyone can thrive in an uncertain world by becoming more emotionally agile. The key difference is that they know how to adapt, aligning their actions with their values and making small but powerful changes that lead to a lifetime of growth.
What separates those who master these challenges and those who get derailed? The answer is agility—emotional agility. The path to personal and professional fulfillment is rarely straight.
Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Trusted by upper-echelon leaders inside companies worldwide, these strategies will enable you to capitalize on the skills responsible for 58% of performance in all types of jobs. The new, enhanced online edition of the world’s bestselling emotional intelligence test, the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal®, will show you where your EQ stands today and what you can do to begin maximizing it immediately.
But knowing what emotional intelligence is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things. Emotional Intelligence 2. 0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your emotional intelligence using the four core EQ skills—self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management—to exceed your goals and achieve your fullest potential.
For the first time ever in a book, Drs. By now, emotional intelligence EQ needs little introduction—it’s no secret that EQ is critical to your success. Bradberry and greaves unveil talentsmart’s revolutionary program to help people identify their EQ skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives.
The audiobook’s smooth narrative style turns rigorous research into memorable stories and practical strategies that anyone can use to his or her advantage. With 90% of top performers high in eq, and eq twice as important as IQ in getting where you want to go in life, who can afford to ignore it? Used book in Good Condition.
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Finally, she shares what she’s learned from interviewing dozens of high achievers—from JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon to the cartoon editor of The New Yorker to Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll. Rather, other factors can be even more crucial such as identifying our passions and following through on our commitments.
. In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, educators, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, students, and business people—both seasoned and new—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called “grit. Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark research on grit, MacArthur “genius” Angela Duckworth explains why talent is hardly a guarantor of success.
Winningly personal, insightful, grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and even life-changing, and how that—not talent or luck—makes all the difference. Used book in Good Condition. As a professor at the university of Pennsylvania, Duckworth created her own “character lab” and set out to test her theory.
She also mines fascinating insights from history and shows what can be gleaned from modern experiments in peak performance. Here, she takes readers into the field to visit teachers working in some of the toughest schools, cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, and young finalists in the National Spelling Bee.
Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently bemoaned her lack of smarts, and neuroscience, Duckworth describes her winding path through teaching, business consulting, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not “genius” but a special blend of passion and long-term perseverance.
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
It requires us to be who we are. Social scientist brené brown, phd, lmsw, shame, love, vulnerability, belonging, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives—experiences of courage, and empathy. And that path cuts right through the wilderness. But in a culture that’s rife with perfectionism and pleasing, hide in our ideological bunkers, and with the erosion of civility, it’s easy to stay quiet, or fit in rather than show up as our true selves and brave the wilderness of uncertainty and criticism.
It is a place as dangerous as it is breathtaking, a place as sought after as it is feared. She writes, “true belonging requires us to believe in and belong to ourselves so fully that we can find sacredness both in being a part of something and in standing alone when necessary. It’s a personal commitment that we carry in our hearts.
Brown offers us the clarity and courage we need to find our way back to ourselves and to each other. Brown writes, “the wilderness is an untamed, unpredictable place of solitude and searching. In braving the wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization. With her trademark mix of research, and honesty, storytelling, Brown will again change the cultural conversation while mapping a clear path to true belonging.
But true belonging is not something we negotiate or accomplish with others; it’s a daily practice that demands integrity and authenticity.