PART TWO: TODAY’S
HOWARD GARDNER AND
Leading and Multiple Intelligences
Goleman: Howard, you had an unexpected fifteen minutes or more of fame with multiple intelligences, the theory you’re most closely identified with, when you wrote your 1983 book, Frames of Mind. Thirteen years later, I had the same experience with Emotional Intelligence, which was an unexpected attention-getter, too. There’s a very important connection between my work and your work, in that I consciously built on a path that you had laid, which was the idea that there are ways of being effective, of being intelligent, of producing a product which is valued, that have nothing to do with academic intelligences—with the verbal and ...