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The Leadership Mystique: Leading Behavior in the Human Enterprise, Second Edition by Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries

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Chapter 2. Emotional intelligence in the world of work

 

Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good.

 
 --CHARLES MAURICE DE TALLEYRAND
 

Ahab never thinks, he just feels, feels, feels.

 
 --HERMAN MELVILLE
 

As you pass from the tender years of youth into harsh and embittered manhood, make sure you take with you on your journey all the human emotions! Don’t leave them on the road, for you will not pick them up afterwards!

 
 --NIKOLAI GOGOL

Researchers interested in the brain have found that the left hemisphere deals with speech, language, writing, logic, math, science, and right-hand touch, while the right hemisphere keeps busy with spatial construction, creative thinking, fantasy, art and music appreciation, and left-hand touch. In other words, ...

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