January 23, 2009

It's not just me

Perhaps it is because it's on my own mind more often, but I am finding examples of EI everywhere.  I know it's been a big thing in business for a while.  Now I see it cropping up in more blogs and in new ways.   

This post on LiteMind is about Daniel Pink's new book, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future.   I've definitely added this book to my list.  It's one thing to know why it's beneficial as a parent and even the words to use, but if you are already lacking some of that natural empathy, this looks like a great place to start for tips on how to boost those skills.  

Leo Babauta, author of Zen Habits wrote a post on being compassionate towards children.   He references Taking Children Seriously, which was new to me.  I can see I'm going be spending some significant time on that site.  Check out his blog recommendations at the bottom of the article and further reading.  

3 comments:

  1. Thanks for the article link. I'm going to read that now, looks interesting.

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  2. Hi Tiffany! EI is short for Emotional Intelligence. I've written a good bit about it around the blog and there are some book suggestions in this post if you are interested in learning more.

    http://3thinkers.blogspot.com/2009/01/my-article.html

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