Self-Awareness (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)

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US$19.99 MANAGEMENT HBR.ORG Self-awareness is the bedrock of emotional intelligence that enables you to see your talents, shortcomings, and potential. But you won’t be able to achieve true self-awareness with the usual quarterly feedback and self-reflection alone. This book will teach you how to understand your thoughts and emotions, how to persuade your colleagues to share what they really think of you, and why self-awareness will spark more productive and rewarding relationships with your employees and bosses. This volume includes the work of:  Daniel Goleman  Robert Steven Kaplan  Susan David HOW TO BE HUMAN AT WORK. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master. Emotional Intelligence SELF AWARENESS SELF-AWARENESS ISBN-13: 978-1-63369-661-7 9 781633 696617 9 0 0 0 0 Self-Awareness HBR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE SERIES H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd i H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd i 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd ii H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd ii 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM HBR Emotional Intelligence Series How to be human at work The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essen- tial reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Authentic Leadership Confi dence Dealing with Diffi cult People Empathy Focus Happiness Infl uence and Persuasion Leadership Presence Mindful Listening Mindfulness Purpose, Meaning, and Passion Resilience Self-Awareness Other books on emotional intelligence from Harvard Business Review: HBR Everyday Emotional Intelligence HBR Guide to Emotional Intelligence HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd iii H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd iii 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd iv H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd iv 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM Self-Awareness HBR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE SERIES Harvard Business Review Press Boston, Massachusetts H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd v H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd v 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM Copyright 2019 Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form, or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise), without the prior permission of the publisher. Requests for permission should be directed to [email protected], or mailed to Permissions, Harvard Business School Publishing, 60 Harvard Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02163. The web addresses referenced in this book were live and correct at the time of the book’s publication but may be subject to change. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Title: Self-awareness. Other titles: HBR emotional intelligence series. Description: Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press, [2018] Series: HBR emotional intelligence series Identifi ers: LCCN 2018022311 | ISBN 9781633696617 (pbk. : alk. paper) Subjects: LCSH: Self-consciousness (Awareness) | Employees—Psychology. | Management. | Emotional intelligence. Classifi cation: LCC BF311 .S4345 2018 | DDC 153—dc23 LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2018022311 eISBN: 978-1-63369-662-4 The paper used in this publication meets the requirements of the American National Standard for Permanence of Paper for Publications and Documents in Libraries and Archives Z39.48-1992. HBR Press Quantity Sales Discounts Harvard Business Review Press titles are available at signifi cant quantity discounts when purchased in bulk for client gifts, sales promotions, and premiums. Special editions, including books with corporate logos, cus- tomized covers, and letters from the company or CEO printed in the front matter, as well as excerpts of existing books, can also be created in large quantities for special needs. For details and discount information for both print and ebook formats, contact [email protected], tel 800-988-0886, or www.hbr .org/bulksales. H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd vi H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd vi 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM Contents 1. The First Component of Emotional Intelligence 1 The key to understanding your emotions, strengths, and weaknesses. By Daniel Goleman 2. What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It) 11 See yourself from the inside and outside. By Tasha Eurich 3. Successful Leaders Know What Made Them Who They Are 37 Lessons from the greats. By Bernie Swain H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd vii H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd vii 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM viii 4. Two Ways to Clarify Your Professional Passions 49 Know what drives you. By Robert Steven Kaplan 5. Emotional Agility 59 Accept your feelings and act on your values. By Susan David and Christina Congleton 6. Why You Should Make Time for Self-Refl ection (Even if You Hate Doing It) 75 Stop dreading it and start small. By Jennifer Porter 7. You, By the Numbers 87 A data-driven path to knowing yourself. By H. James Wilson 8. How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out 109 Two questions to get real feedback. By Kristi Hedges Contents H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd viii H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd viii 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM ix 9. How to Solicit Negative Feedback When Your Manager Doesn’t Want to Give It 119 Show you’re committed to self-improvement. By Deborah Grayson Riegel 10. Find the Coaching in Criticism 129 Counter your natural resistance. By Sheila Heen and Douglas Stone 11. Shakespeare’s Characters Show Us How Personal Growth Should Happen 149 To change yourself, discover yourself. By Declan Fitzsimons Index 157 Contents H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd ix H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd ix 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd x H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd x 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM Self-Awareness HBR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE SERIES H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd xi H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd xi 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd xii H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd xii 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM 1 1 The First Component of Emotional Intelligence By Daniel Goleman H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd 1 H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd 1 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd 2 H7470_EI-Self-Awareness.indd 2 9/7/18 11:01 AM 9/7/18 11:01 AM

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